First Look: Where chronic student absence is a problem and strategies to make progress

Wednesday, September 05th, 2018
On the first day of school, one of the teacher’s first tasks is taking attendance. In the days, weeks, and months to follow, some students will miss so much school that they will become what is considered chronically absent – commonly defined as missing 10 percent of school days over the course of the school year for any reason, including suspensions, excused, and unexcused absences. Follow this link to read the complete article. Sourced from Brookings