Department of Human Services
Jury selection is scheduled to begin today in the trial of the final three defendants charged in connection with the neglect and starvation death of 14-year-old Danieal Kelly in 2006.
Truancy is a problem in major urban areas. In Philadelphia 10,000 students, or 6% of the public school population, have 10 or more unexcused absences.
The Girls on Track program has been a positive influence on hundreds of girls since 1999.