FutureEd and Attendance Works on “Rules” for Tracking Chronic Absenteeism

FutureEd and Attendance Works on “Rules” for Tracking Chronic Absenteeism

June 18, 2018

Nearly three in four states included chronic absenteeism as part of their school assessment measures under ESSA, reflecting how important this metric is for identifying struggling students and schools and getting them the resources they need. This new FutureEd and Attendance Works report describes a number of steps to “strengthen attendance collection and to ensure districts are using the data to identify schools and students who need the most help.”