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Truancy is any intentional
unauthorized absence from compulsory schooling. The term typically describes
absences caused by students of their own free will, and usually does not refer to
legitimate "excused" absences, such as ones related to medical conditions. The
term's exact meaning differs from school to school, and is usually explicitly
defined in the school's handbook of policies and procedures.It may also refer to students who attend school but do not go to classes.In some schools, truancy may result in an ineligibility to graduate or to receive credit for class attended, until the time lost to truancy is made up through a combination of detention,fines, or summer school. There are a number of expressions in English which refer to truancy. In South Africa, the slang used is bunking, skipping or jippo. In Jamaica, it is called skulling. In Guyana skulking. InAntigua and Barbuda, it is called skudding. In Australia truancy is called wagging, ditching, skipping school, jigging, dogging or bludging. It is called bunking off or skiving in England,mitching, wagging or on the knock in Wales, sagging in Liverpool, bunking or cutting class, doggin, skiving or puggin in Scotland and on the hop, on the bunk, mitching, scheming ordossing in Ireland. In the United States and Canada expressions include (playing) hookey, ditching, jigging, sluffing, skipping, or cutting class. In the United Kingdom, failure to secure regular school attendance of a registered pupil is a criminal offence for parents. Also, a police officer of or above the rank of superintendent may direct that for a specified time in a specified area a police officer may remove a child believed to be absent from a school without authority to that school or to another designated place. This is commonly known as a "truancy sweep".
In many Canadian provinces, a police officer who suspects a child of the correct age to be deliberately missing school for no legitimate reason has the authority to take...