School district Child Welfare and Attendance Outreach Worker Elliott Beverley, right, speaks to a pair of truant students at Hayward High School in
School district Child Welfare and Attendance Outreach Worker Elliott Beverley, right, speaks to a pair of truant students at Hayward High School in Hayward, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. The district held a sweep to find students that have skipped out on class and brought them back to school were counselors interviewed them to find out why the are not in class. (Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group) ( ANDA CHU )