Translation of truancy in Spanish:


ausentismo escolar, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtruənsi//ˈtruːənsi/


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    ausentismo escolar masculine
    • Going on holiday without a school's permission is tantamount to truancy, said the junior education minister.
    • A national crackdown on truancy has seen fast-track court action against parents of hardcore truants.
    • Officials suggested some of the rise in truancy was due to headteachers getting tough, leading to more recorded cases.
    • Other funds are aimed at developing alternatives to exclusion from schools if pupils are involved in bullying or truancy.
    • Last year's figures were better, with one of the lowest growths in truancy for a long time, but still showed a slight increase.