As a coordinator for the Madison County, Mo., truancy program, Brad Paschal doesn't seem like the type of guy who thinks more kids should be playing video games. But recently Paschal had a revelation, reports the North County Journal: Why not embrace the technology and create after-school video game clubs to draw kids to tutoring sessions? "Our goal is to get them attached to school," said Paschal. "While they are there, we want to get them attached to attendance and academics, build trust with the staff, and gain a sense of belonging." So far, two locations have signed on with


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