California’s A.G. Cracks Down on Truancy

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Three bills that would crack down on school truancy are sitting on Governor Jerry Brown’s desk, awaiting his signature. A fourth is expected to pass the Legislature today. Truancy is a problem that California’s top law enforcement official says is directly linked to crime. That’s why Attorney General Kamala Harris initiated the truancy bills on the table now.

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Guest:
Kamala Harris - California Senator, one of the Democrats running to be president in 2020 - @senkamalaharris

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott