In Humboldt County, Hoopa Valley Tribal Court Leads Effort to Keep Kids in School
When the Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified School District in northern California asked Judge Richard Blake to speak at the graduation ceremony at Hoopa Valley High, the district’s high school, he accepted the invitation under one condition.
Supporting Families Gets Kids to School: San Francisco’s Truancy Action Partnership
The young woman, mother of a first grader, enters the conference room at San Francisco’s Bret Harte Elementary School with a big smile, excited to show the group at the table her appointment card for an upcoming doctor’s visit.
In School + On Track 2015
Attorney General’s 2015 Report on California’s Elementary School Truancy & Absenteeism Crisis California is starting to take notice that improving elementary school attendance is a critical piece of a smart, cost-effective approach to economic development, public health and public safety.
Keeping Kids in School: A Spotlight on Fresno and Restorative Justice
Harry* was in fifth grade when he brought a knife to his Fresno elementary school. He had no intention of using it, which his teachers and principal recognized, but the act of possession instigated protocol: a police report on his actions and a suspension on his record before he had even entered middle school.