- Good attendance helps children do well in school and eventually in the workplace.
- Excused and unexcused absences quickly add up to extensive time lost in the classroom.
- Students are at risk academically if they miss 10% of the school year, or about 18 days.
Chronic absence is a leading, early warning indicator of academic trouble and later dropout. The good news is that this is a problem we can solve! 3 things to know:
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