More Information and References for Public Education - Habitual Truancy
References and Community ResourcesAlbuquerque Public Schools. Truancy Prevention/Intervention Program. Available at: [http://www.aps.edu/coordinated-school-health/truancy-prevention] Eaton DK, Brener N, Kann LK. Associations of health risk behaviors with school absenteeism. Does having permission for the absence make a difference? J Sch Health. 2008 Apr;78(4):223-9 New Mexico Public Education Department. Truancy- Habitually Truant by School Type. At: [http://ped.state.nm.us/IT/schoolFactSheets.html] New Mexico Public Education Department. A guide to Truancy Referrals. 2006. Available at: [http://www.ped.state.nm.us/schoolfamilysupport/dl/Truancy%20Manual%20Guide%20PED%20Protocol%20Manual.pdf]
More Resources and LinksEvidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:
Additional indicator data by state and county may be found on these Websites:
- CDC's Prevention Status Reports for all 50 states
- CDC WONDER's DATA2020 data search tool.
- County Health Rankings
- Kaiser Family Foundation's StateHealthFacts.org
Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.