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Lehigh University's 44th Special Education Law Conference

Truancy prevention: Giving kids a chance to succeed

May 13, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM EST

Speakers: Peter J. Maher

May 13, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM EST

Lehigh University's Mountaintop Campus

Peter Maher will co-present the session, “Truancy prevention: Giving kids a chance to succeed,” at Lehigh University's 44th Special Education Law Conference. This session will discuss several key questions about truancy including:

  • What are the compulsory school attendance laws and how they are applied in Pennsylvania and New Jersey?
  • What are the legal, educational, economic, and social impacts of truancy?
  • What are the most effective strategies for curbing truancy?

This one-day program provides a variety of session offerings about special education law for education leaders, attorneys, mental health agencies, caseworkers, social workers, and hearing officers.

Julie B. Fogt, Ed.D., Centennial School of Lehigh University - Bethlehem, PA

Hollie John, Esq., Jacobson and John, L.L.P. - Doylestown, PA
Peter Maher, Esq., Shipman & Goodwin, L.L.P. - Hartford, Ct

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