Translation of truant in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ˈtruːənt//ˈtruənt/


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    alumno que falta a clase sin autorización
    • Some education officers were also encouraging parents of truants to deregister their children from school, so they could meet new government targets for increasing school attendance.
    • Known truants were staying in school and had been deterred from leaving school grounds.
    • In secondary schools, 3,345 of 20,966 pupils skipped classes - with truants missing an average of 13 half-days.
    • Plans to jail the parents of persistent truants have been dismissed as unworkable - by the pupils themselves.
    • We know that 4,048 students were reported as long-term truants last year.
    • Why not bring this regime back for the hard-core truants, if they won't attend school during school time make them attend in their own time.
    • The school collaborates with a charity to inspire and re-engage underachieving pupils and chronic truants.
    • A police crackdown on school truants in the north-west area seems to be making progress.
    • School truants are to be targeted this month as part of a joint operation by the council and police.
    • Students are considered habitual truants if they have 10 or more unexcused absences in a school year.
    • Learning mentors will work with primary schoolchildren, who are deemed at risk of becoming truants.
    • If they were encouraging genuine truants back to school then I would be entirely supportive.
    • The Department for Education and Skills has already warned that any pupil missing school to attend a demonstration would be treated as truants and headteachers have warned that they could face expulsion.
    • Some students have been warned that they will be treated as truants.
    • In most cases, children who are truants end up in the criminal courts and move on to become repeat offenders, unless something is done to look at why they do not want to go to school.
    • But she wonders if ministers quite understand the real world when she hears ideas such as head teachers' issuing fixed penalty notice fines to truants ' parents.
    • He is also proposing placing police in and around schools to round up truants.
    • But the local education authority warned that pupils who attended the demonstration would be treated as truants.
    • Numbers of truants are so high education social workers do not have the resources to spend a lot of time with all the families involved.
    • Maybe the authorities should put some structures in place, like perhaps a truant officer to accost these truants.

intransitive verb

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    faltar a clase
    • Unfortunately, however, a surprisingly large number of parents are not only already aware that their children are truanting, they actively condone it.
    • Many of these children aren't at school - either because they have been excluded or are truanting.
    • In North Yorkshire, the figures were a little better with 17 children found truanting, eight of whom were with an adult.
    • Boys who had been truanting and priding themselves on being cheeky and ‘hard ‘turned out to be brilliant at woodwork.
    • Far from truanting because they are stupid, it turns out many truant because they are clever.
    • For a few fleeting seconds, she considered truanting, but common sense triumphed over her emotions.
    • What is clear is that students who are doing well at school and are engaged and focused do not truant.
    • In Scotland, statistics have shown that around 7% of young people truanted frequently, 17% occasionally, and 28% rarely.
    • In the last academic year 696, 328 pupils truanted or were absent without permission, on average for 15 half days.
    • The majority of these parents knew of the absence but about 20 pupils were found to be truanting.
    • She soon began truanting and going missing for increasingly long periods of time.
    • Youngsters truanted for all sorts of reasons including bullying, domestic violence, family illness and basic issues like failing to do homework, she said.
    • We will not be coming in with a hard approach, but want to work with parents to stop truanting.
    • He said: ‘We often catch children that are quite vulnerable, they often truant because they have a problem at home and by catching them we can deal with that.’
    • He said that his dad had kicked him out because he'd been truanting and hanging around with a gang of boys, getting into trouble.
    • We will take action against those who are persistently truanting or who are late for school.
    • A young person can end up facing a children's panel - or ‘hearing’ - for criminal activity, truanting, running away from home or equally because they are at risk from physical abuse or neglect.
    • During this summer's World Cup, big screen televisions were set up in the city's classrooms in an attempt to stop children truanting to watch football matches.
    • Parents who repeatedly fail to keep their children in school will be hauled back to the classroom and given lessons on bringing up youngsters, under a radical plan to stop truanting.
    • Ideas put forward yesterday for future use of new technology included allowing parents to check online whether their children are truanting, increasing online tax payments and more use of computers in the health service.