Senator Lightford pushes for truancy in Illinois

Senator Lightford pushes for truancy in Illinois
Senator Lightford pushes for truancy in Illinois

Senator Lightford pushes for truancy in Illinois

When Colorado lowered the compulsory school age from 7 to 5 it helped raise attendance and third-grade test scores. Illinois is now looking to do something similar. Illinois State Senator Kimberly Lightford is sponsoring the bill and explains why she thinks the legislation is needed.