Importance of Chronic Absenteeism Demonstrated by ESSA

Importance of Chronic Absenteeism Demonstrated by ESSA

July 31, 2018

Taylor Swaak writes in The 74 that the issue of chronic absenteeism “has festered into what the U.S. Department of Education has branded a national crisis,” as evidenced by the fact that 36 states and DC included chronic absenteeism in their ESSA accountability plans.

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