Experts pass on truancy tips

9th January 1998 at 00:00
Skiving pupils as young as 11 are being recruited onto a series of panels set up to combat truancy. Their experience will be passed onto the Government's social exclusion unit in its bid to find a solution to the problem.

It is estimated that up to 10 per cent of pupils truant at some point during their school careers.

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