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Following an interesting cast of odd critters, Velicity Goes To The City On A School Day carries young readers through a fun story as the Velicity finds herself caught playing hooky by her school principal Lo Man.
FACED WITH rising fuel costs and flat school budgets, a Kentucky county has begun playing hooky one day a week.
I couldn't help but feel that playing hooky had spoiled any karma I had with that deer.
I heartily recommend playing hooky on Fridays, getting too much sun and turning off your cell phone.
Unable to go to school like other kids, he tries reaching out for friends, finally--he thinks --finding a soulmate in a mysterious young beauty, Saki (Hanae Kan), from a comfy family, who's playing hooky from school during the daytime.
Some people seem to think that you are homeschooled because you're dumb or because you got in trouble for playing hooky from school.
nothing's better than a day playing hooky--unless it's a day playing hooky without the guilt that comes from leaving work behind.
The myth of kids playing hooky and going down to the fishing hole is just that--a myth.
Colin Mackay, Edinburgh secretary of the Educational Institute of Scotland, said children would stop playing hooky if they were free to choose.
a) asthma b) vacations c) accidents d) bad behavior e) playing hooky
KRONOS GLOBAL ABSENCE SURVEY SHOWS EMPLOYEES AROUND THE WORLD PLAYING HOOKY WITH CHINA LEADING THE PACK