Stephanie Gaweda, 19, will begin shooting her documentary "Dream Factories" this summer.
The founders of Kinvolved want teachers to immediately inform parents when their kids are out or late.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the mistake might be attributable to a "bureaucratic error."
The father of the Brooklyn boy who drowned on a class trip has been called repeatedly.
CB5 Board Chair Vikki Barbero slammed some board members' frequent absences as "unconscionable."
A host of celebrities and sports stars have teamed up with the city to give kids who frequently skip school wake-up calls.
Almost a quarter of New York City public school students stayed home on the first day of class Wednesday.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the city will partner kids with mentors in an effort to cut truancy.
The new campaign was announced just hours before students walked out of class to protest MTA cuts.
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