Texas Week

March 13, 2015 | Keeping our students out of the courts

Season 5 Episode 510 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Texas prosecutes more than 100,000 students a year for truancy, twice as many as the 49 other states combined, according to a recent study. But an effort under way in San Antonio aims to divert students before they are brought into court, avoiding both hefty fines and criminal records.

Aired: 03/12/15

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Texas Week is a local public television program presented by KLRN.