Quick Look: High School Entrepreneurs Tackle Truancy

Save ArticleSave Article

Failed to save article

Please try again

One of the participants of Education Nation's Innovation Challenge gets the spotlight.

Founded in January, TruantToday is a messaging service that alerts parents instantly via text and e-mail message when students cut class. The goal? Reducing truancy and restoring state and federal financing to school districts, which can lose as much as $50 each day that a student is missing.