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(Updated on 13/06/2016)

 

VOCABULARY:

  • SCHOOL PHOBIA = "irrational fear of school or the school situation"

 

  • TRUANCY = the action of staying away from school without good reason; absenteeism.
  • TRUANT = a student who stays away from school without permission.
    (dictionary.reference.com)

    Synonyms: idler, shirker, layabout, loafer, malingerer.

 

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SONG:

  • The Avalanches - Frontier Psychiatrist 
    (YouTube)
    + the LYRICS
    "Is Dexter ill today, Mr Kirk, Dexter's in school
    I'm afraid he's not, Miss Fishborne
    Dexter's truancy problem is way out of hand
    The Baltimore county school board have decided to expel
    Dexter from the entire public school system" 

    (stlyrics.com)