And for one week in December there will be a national anti-truancy operation covering every major town and city in England.
Parents could face jail
The latest figures show that 50,000 children bunk off every day.
And it's not just children who are being targeted - your parents could also get into trouble.
The government say that parents of kids who play truant will have just 12 weeks to get them back into school.
If they don't, they face arrest and could even go to jail.