“Truancy, lack of school attendance is not a kid problem; it’s a parent problem.”

What’s more, as Hannah’s Story intimates, this “parent problem” will not be solved on the level of the individual, but with broad social change. If you haven’t been following the Times’ coverage of Carroll Academy, start here and here. There is a ton more in the archives, but you will want to go through the articles slowly. They are heartbreaking.

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