Minden Press-Herald

Thursday
Sep 18th

Truancy in trouble

An office that helps keep students from dropping out of school is facing another budget cut for the fourth year running.

Bossier/Webster Parish Truancy Assessment and Service Center has been cut approximately $247,808 over the past four years.

"The last four years have been pretty touch and go. We have cut our budget to the bone, we are where it's just salaries," said Richey Jackson, a retired educator and current director of the Bossier/Webster Parish Truancy Assessment and Service Center.Subscribe to Read!

 

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