Today: Attorney General Kamala D. Harris to Release New Report on California’s Elementary School Truancy Crisis

Thursday, September 11, 2014
Contact: (916) 210-6000,

LOS ANGELES – California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris will be joined by education, policy, legislative and business leaders at a Los Angeles elementary school to release a new report on California’s Elementary School truancy crisis.

Attorney General Harris’ second annual report, In School + On Track 2014, will provide new research on how students of color and students from low income families are missing a disproportionate amount of school each year and will outline recommendations to reduce state truancy rates. These recommendations were put into action in the Every Kid Counts legislative package ( sponsored by Attorney General Harris that passed the state legislature and currently awaits Governor Jerry Brown’s signature.


Today Friday, September 12, 2014 at 11 a.m.


Malabar Elementary School

3200 E. Malabar Street

Los Angeles, CA 90063 


Attorney General Kamala D. Harris

Assemblymember Isadore Hall

LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy

California Endowment President Dr. Robert Ross

LA Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Gary Toebben

United Way of Greater Los Angeles President & CEO Elise Buik.


Open to credentialed media only. RSVP required to

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