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D.C. targets kids who skip class

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The District began an initiative Thursday to clamp down on the 20 percent of District students who are "chronically truant," skipping class at least 15 times each year.An advertising campaign -- dubbed "The More You Learn, The More You Earn" -- features students from D.C. Public Schools' Anacostia, Ballou and Cardozo senior high schools, as well as Paul Public Charter School, sharing how they...

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