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Budget cuts threaten anti-truancy program

4 years ago Tuesday, April 20, 2010 5:42:46 AM CDT April 20, 2010 Tuesday, April 20 2010 Apr 20, 2010 in News
Source: Associated Press

District Attorney Hillar Moore says state budget cuts are threatening an anti-truancy program in Baton Rouge.

 Moore says the yearlong effort between his office and the East Baton Rouge Parish school system appears to be working.

The campaign includes automated phone calls with Moore's voice to families with children not in
school.

Also, there have been more than 60 meetings this year with families of thousands of children who were absent five days or more.

Prosecution of parents is also possible under the program.

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