Woody Allen once said that 80 percent of success is showing up. But chronically absent kids don't seem to agree. Now some local schools are taking a more holistic approach to combating chronic truancy, which includes more home visits, phone calls and targeted classes to teach parents how to deal with children skipping school.
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We want to learn more about issues facing parents of children in the Washington region. If you're the parent or guardian of school-aged kids, share your stories with us about your experience with local school districts. We're particularly interested in how you've dealt with the annual out-of-boundary admissions process.
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Donald Trump lays out a plan for immigration after a meeting with Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto. An update on the Republican presidential nominee’s proposals on immigration, illegal drugs and trade.
Join us to discuss results from primary challenges to Republican Senator John McCain, Democratic Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz and others and new concerns possible Russian hackers breaking into U.S. state voting systems.
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