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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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truancytru‧an‧cy /ˈtruːənsi/ noun [uncountable]  SEGO TO/ATTENDwhen students deliberately stay away from school without permission the school’s truancy rate
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truancyThey want a truancy hearing, which it says is the final notice.Chief Constable of Essex John Burrow added his voice yesterday when he warned that there was a connection between truancy and crime.These measures were seen as indirectly reducing condoned truancy.Legal intervention in truancy cases has focused on the notion of parental responsibility.Earnhardt would have understood the mass truancy.There is a tendency amongst teachers and EWOs to blame parents for most instances of truancy.Fifteen miles away in Witney Henry Box School reported just three percent truancy.Tackling truancy Schools reported using a range of strategies to tackle absence from school.
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