WNC counties focus on truancy
(Asheville Citizen-Times) Schools, mental health providers, social workers and other agencies in seven Western North Carolina counties are working to identify problems that might be leading to truancy and to get families the services they need before the problem gets worse. The Western Region Continuum Early Intervention Program, which began this school year, includes a variety of agencies working in Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon and Swain counties. Their focus is on elementary-age students.
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