Public Transit = Higher Absenteeism

Public Transit = Higher Absenteeism

March 20, 2019

This Education Dive piece takes a look at a recent study of Baltimore City Public Schools, which shows that student use of public transportation to get to and from school is “associated” with growth in absenteeism. “With districts now learning more about the multiple reasons why students might miss school, searching for innovative strategies and being required to track the data under the Every Student Succeeds Act, the study is timely,” author Linda Jacobson notes.