(redirected from truancy)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to truancy: truancy officer
1TTruancy (police incident code)
Copyright 1988-2018 AcronymFinder.com, All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Hodge Hill Primary was the primary school with the highest truancy rate in Birmingham.
The bill also requires public schools to implement truancy prevention programs and develop new methods of punishing students are punished after multiple absences.
Later in the mid-15th century, truant came to identify "one who wanders from an appointed place." However, with the astronomical incidences of truancy, one must wonder: Is the place from which these buffoons wander a good place?
Wyoming and Texas are the only two states that try truancy cases against minors in adult court.
But losing benefits for some other reasons for truancy would hurt only the children.
Susan Griffiths, principal education welfare officer, added: "Truancy checks are vital in backing up the work already being carried out by our team of dedicated education welfare officers.
A similar improvement has been seen in local secondary schools, with a decrease in truancy rates from 5.53% in 2009-10 to 4.93% in 2010-11.
The overall truancy rate for all schools in England dropped marginally to 1.04%, from 1.05% the year before, according to statistics published by the Department for Education.
The definition of truancy at an online school does not mirror the definition of truancy at a traditional school.
A FOUR-DAY police operation targeting truancy resulted in letters being sent to the parents of 20 schoolchildren.