Truancy and Delinquency: A Community-Based Intervention

David R. Forde, University of Memphis
Lynette Feder, University of Memphis

In June 2000, the Memphis City Schools implemented a "truancy assessment center" (TAC). A multi-agency data sharing project was initiated to evaluate the impact of the TAC. This paper examines process and impact indicators to assess onset, persistence, and desistance of truancy and its relationships with school performance and delinquency.

(Return to Program Resources)

Updated 05/20/2006