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Truancy Law Awareness For Parents and Students

This course dives into the understanding of societal laws and agreements voted into practice as a best course of action to keep communities peaceful & safe.

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    Chapter 1: Truancy Law Violation Awareness and Education

    • PRESENTATION: Truancy Law Violation Awareness.pdf

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    • (26:45) Truant Conduct Hearing by Channel WilliamsonCountyTX

    • (08:57) Community Truancy Board - Juvenile Court Department, Spokane County, WA by Channel Spokane County

    • (08:05) To reduce chronic school absences, Cleveland focuses on positive family support by Channel PBS NewsHour

    • (02:53) Texas truancy law dropped by Channel Fox 4 News Dallas-Ft. Worth

    • (02:30) Truancy Court by Channel MoCoCouncilMD

    • (02:17) Importance Of Truancy Laws by Channel WPM/FOX 23

    • (01:50) Law enforcement sweeps for parents, truant students by Channel 23 ABC News KERO

    • (16:52) Bob Proctor - Why Is Success Slipping Through Your Fingers by the SGR Program Bob Proctor

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    Chapter 2: Truancy,Cyber-Truancy and Compulsory School Attendance

    • Cyber-Truancy and Addressing Issues of Attendance in the Digital Age: Although mandatory attendance is easily determined in a traditional, brickand-mortar school, monitoring and enforcing attendance and truancy in an online environment is less obvious.

    • Compulsory School Attendance Development of Compulsory School Attendance: Philosophy and Laws, Exemptions and Alternatives, Issues Associated with Compulsory Attendance

    • (10:14) COVID-19 Spurs Schools to Punish “Virtual Truancy” | Cato Daily Podcast by The Cato Institute

    • (23:23) Virtual Truancy Runs Rampant - John Rubino by Kerry Lutz's Financial Survival Network

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    Chapter 3: Truancy and Parent/Legal Guardian Responsibility

    • School Attendance, Truancy & Chronic Absenteeism: What Parents Need to Know: Missing a day here or there may not seem like a problem. But, absences add up quickly. And, these missed school days can have a big impact on your child's learning...

    • Children must attend school according to the law, but can parents actually be jailed for their kids' truancy? What constitutes truancy anyway, and who is ultimately responsible for a child or teen who chronically misses class?

    • School Absences, Truancy and IEPs and What Parents and Students Should Know: How To Prevent And Get Out Of Truancy Charges

    • (01:46) Truancy Video by Lynchburg Virginia

    • (06:29) TEDxRedmond - Gabi Santana Ufret - Truancy is more than meets the eye by TEDx Talks

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    Chapter 4: Truancy Law Violation Consequences for Students and Parents

    • Children must attend school according to the law, but can parents actually be jailed for their kids' truancy? What constitutes truancy anyway, and who is ultimately responsible for a child or teen who chronically misses class?

    • Do US laws that punish parents for truancy keep their kids in school? Many parents across the US face fines or jail time over their children’s unexcused school absences.

    • Truancy carries heavy consequences: Skipping school is more than just bad behavior. It's against the law, and in the most extreme cases it can land parents and students in jail. Parents can also face fines.

    • Truancy Laws: The Legal Consequences of Skipping School • What Happens to Truants and Their Parents in California? Virginia? • Alabama? • Tennessee? • Texas? • Georgia? • Indiana? • New York? • North Carolina?

    • (01:50) Law enforcement sweeps for parents, truant students by 23 ABC News | KERO

    • (02:42) MNPS Parents receive letter threatening legal action over student absences by NewsChannel 5

    • QUIZ: TRUANCY LAW

  • 5

    Chapter 5: Assistance and Support for Truant Students and Their Parents

    • What is a Dropout Prevention Committee? Schools should have a dropout prevention committee. The purpose of this committee is to understand why students drop out and make recommendations to the school board for how to address the problem.

    • In Texas, Questions About Prosecuting Truancy: According to Texas Appleseed's latest study, over a three-year period ending in 2013, about 6,400 students brought before judges were ordered to withdraw from school, subsequently took the GED exam and failed

    • While Texas most certainly values education, using criminal punishment as the primary tool to ensure school attendance was a misallocation of public safety resources that failed to address the root cause of chronic absences.

    • What’s the Difference Between Chronic Absence and Truancy? As the concept of chronic absenteeism gains traction across the country, some people are under the mistaken impression that it's just a politically correct way of saying truancy.

    • 5 Things You Need to Know About Student Absences During COVID-19: Absenteeism has long been a vexing and frustrating issue for educators. During COVID-19, the phenomenon has only grown more pressing.

    • With funding hanging in the balance, in a year when schools already face deep cost-cutting and huge additional burdens, another big question is whether too-loose attendance policies can let schools off the hook by misrepresenting absenses.

    • State Officials Release Guidance on Truancy for Students Enrolled in Distance Learning: Statewide, 1 in 4 students failed to participate in remote education between March and June when schools were closed to limit the spread of COVID-19.

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    Chapter 6: Decision Making and Impulse Control Theory and Practice

    • CHAPTER 2 DECISION MAKING IMPULSE CONTROL THEORY.pdf

    • (10:18) How To Master & Control Your Emotions by Ralph Smart @RalphSmart.com

    • (22:09) Self Control - How To Develop Self-Control To Create An Amazing Life by Leo Gura @Actualized.org

    • (16:50) How to Recognize You're Making Decisions With Your Ego by Ralph Smart @RalphSmart.com

    • (12:55) Marcus Aurelius – How To Build Self Discipline (Stoicism) by Philosophies for Life

    • QUIZ: Behavior Modification Decision Making Impulse Control

    • (18:15) TYRESE GIBSON: I LOVE YOU --I REPEAT-- I LOVE YOU by National Court Ordered Education Institute

  • 7

    Chapter 7: Healthy Family Relationship Awareness and Discovery

    • Building healthy family relationships Healthy family relationships are important for your child’s wellbeing and development. Building strong family relationships supports them to cope with challenges and to learn to be independent.

    • Positive relationships for families: Strong and positive family relationships are enjoyable for their own sake – it just feels good to be part of a warm and loving family. But positive family relationships are important for lots of other reasons too.

    • Four Traits of a Healthy Family: Healthy families are attuned to each other’s needs. Healthy families repair damage to relationships. Healthy families encourage emotions. Healthy families build each other up.

    • 7 Tips for Healthy Family Relationships: What is Your Parenting Style? Habits that Form Healthy Family Relationships Creating Fun Moments With Your Family; Nurturing Respect And Appreciation For Each Other

    • How to Have Healthy Family Relationships With Less Stress: Famlies can be a life-giving force when they are healthy and relatively stress-free. When healthy, they can be one constant that you can count on—

    • (06:10) Jordan Peterson: Unresolved family problems by Essential Truth

    • (01:23) Jordan Peterson - Why The Princess Child Turns Into a Wicked Teenager by Bite-sized Philosophy

    • (03:09) Jordan Peterson - Let Your Loved Ones Stand on Their Own by Bite-sized Philosophy

    • (01:21) Family Rules | Jordan B Peterson by Jordan B Peterson Clips

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    Chapter 8: Fix Your Family and Learn How to Have a Health Family (Tribe)

    • Get yourself together, Trascend your suffering. Watch out for post modernists. Psychologists cover an array of topics about peoples failures in life regarding their family relationships.