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DCPS refers nearly 100 kids to child-protective services for truancy

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DC Public Schools officials have referred 96 students who are 13 or younger to child-protective services for missing 10 or more days of school this fall without an excuse, Chancellor Kaya Henderson said Thursday. The move represents a "culture shift" within DC Public Schools on truancy, as the school system in the past largely ignored the city law that requires them to alert the Child and...

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