Students share why they’re ditching school

New Zealand is dealing with a rising problem with truancy in secondary schools. 

We talk with two students who commonly ditch school about why that may be, and talk with the Education Minister and President of the Post-Primary Teachers Association about how these students' experiences factor into plans to address truancy.

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