UTA Criminology Professor, Students Partner With AISD to Fight Truancy
By Office of Communication
Posted on April 24, 2013, April 24, 2013

The University of Texas at Arlington's Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice is partnering with the Arlington Independent School District to try to better understand and reduce the district's teenage truancy rates.

Jaya Davis, UT Arlington assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice, and 10 of her students are spending two to four hours a week with a school district attendance officer and assisting in home visits with truant students and their families, court preparation and data analysis.

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