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Steady truancy causing problems at DL schools

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Truancy was one of the topics discussed at Monday morning's monthly school board meeting in Detroit Lakes.

A presentation by the school's attendance coordinator, Karin Fritz-Staley, raised some concerns about the issue of students missing school.


Although Fritz-Staley says the problem has been a fairly steady one over the last few years, she also emphasized the consequences some Detroit Lakes students face when they don't show up for school.

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