COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 54

April 4, 2003

 

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Community Responses to Truancy: Engaging

Students in School Videoconference

 

 

This is to provide information about a videoconference scheduled for April 30,2003, 1:30-3:00 p.m. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention will provide the videoconference entitled, Community Responses to Truancy: Engaging Students in School.

 

During the videoconference, participants will be informed about causes of truancy and effective strategies that intervene with chronic truants, address root causes, and stop the progression of youth from truancy to more serious and violent behaviors.

 

For further information about this videoconference, visit http://www.trc.eku.edu/jj/ where you may view the videoconference online. Registration is free.

 

 

JLD/mo/shs