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Truancy Rate Increase (2022)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-09-02

Duration: 00:06:36

Subjects: Truancy | Education


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Waddy, Joey Interviewee


This segment from the September 2, 2022, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s interview with Joey Waddy, the manager of mental health services for the KIPP Schools in New Orleans. He discusses the increase in the truancy rate and possible solutions.