Strengthening Attend n’ Drive Laws
To Reduce Truancy and Dropouts

Publication April 2011 | 12 pages | (11E02)Matthew Lenard

The majority of states nationwide and all 16 SREB states link eligibility for a driver’s license to school attendance (and in some cases to academic performance). This policy brief compares attend ‘n’ drive laws across SREB states, takes a look at their effectiveness, and offers recommendations for states.