The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools and the Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention will host a national truancy prevention conference Dec. 6-8, 2004, in Washington, D.C.
The conference, "Partnering To Prevent Truancy: A National Priority," will focus on community, court, and school programs that rely on interagency cooperation to prevent truancy in urban, suburban, rural, and tribal communities. Keynote speakers include Dr. Robert Wm. Blum, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University; Dr. Tony Evans, The Urban Alternative; and Susie Kay, Hoop Dreams Scholarship Fund.
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) announces the availability of online registration for "Partnering To Prevent Truancy: A National Priority." Sponsored by OJJDP and the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, the conference will be held December 6-8, 2004, in Washington, DC.
Resources: JUVJUST subscribers will receive additional information about the conference as it becomes available. Such information also will be posted on the OJJDP web site where you may register online.