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The Alameda County District Attorney's Office

Public Service Announcements:

This public service announcement was created by Alameda County teens in the CEO Youth Program (Creating Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Youth) in order to educate other youth about the importance of good school attendance.

CEO Youth, a program of the Lincoln Child Center, is a paid entrepreneurship program that trains youth ages 14 to 19 to launch a business and provide youth with marketable skills for their future.

Press coverage, press releases & information for the media

Truancy court works to keep children in school (Bay Area News Group, Dan Lawton, 09/01/2015)

School Starts August 25th (City of Oakland, August 18,2014)

Truancy court: Parents get support, kids get to school (sfgate, June 21, 2014)

Keeping kids in school, out of jail (San Francisco Chronicle, September 29, 2013)

Kindergarten absences: Some Bay Area school districts are uncovering a hidden problem (Oakland Tribune, October 29, 2012)

Alameda County truancy court provides boost for students' success (Oakland Tribune, June 22, 2012)

Truancy prevention programs take holistic approach (San Francisco Chronicle, April 22, 2012)

Alameda County Truancy Court won over angry mom (San Francisco, April 22, 2012)

Alameda County Court Educates Families (San Francisco Chronicle, June 18, 2011)

Truancy court in Oakland is for parents (San Francisco Chronicle, April 17, 2010)


Alameda County Parent Truancy Court Graduation

Watch Truancy Court in Action!