maherslblogPeter Maher will co-present the session, “Truancy prevention: Giving kids a chance to succeed,” at Lehigh University’s 44th Special Education Law Conference.

This session will discuss several key questions about truancy including:

  • What are the compulsory school attendance laws and how they are applied in Pennsylvania and New Jersey?
  • What are the legal, educational, economic, and social impacts of truancy?
  • What are the most effective strategies for curbing truancy?

This one-day program provides a variety of session offerings about special education law for education leaders, attorneys, mental health agencies, caseworkers, social workers, and hearing officers.

Julie B. Fogt, Ed.D., Centennial School of Lehigh University – Bethlehem, PA

Hollie John, Esq., Jacobson and John, L.L.P. – Doylestown, PA
Peter Maher, Esq., Shipman & Goodwin, L.L.P. – Hartford, Ct

For more information, please visit the Lehigh University’s 43rd Special Education Law Conference webpage.