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Denver schools seek restorative solution to age-old truancy problem

December 31, 2012

Next, the other boy, Gadiel, confessed, “I get influenced by other kids who are ditching.”

Pamela and Alexis sat quietly, engrossed in their own footwear, until Turley got to them. “I didn’t want to come to school because there were girls who threatened me,” Pamela said.

Then it was Alexis’ turn: “I was afraid of being bullied.”

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