Rhode Island Goes Big Using ESSA to Fight Chronic Teacher Absences

Rhode Island Goes Big Using ESSA to Fight Chronic Teacher Absences

October 22, 2018

Taylor Swaak reports in The 74 on how Rhode Island is “tackling teacher chronic absenteeism by incorporating it into its ESSA plan as a measure of school accountability.” This “means the state will consider teacher absenteeism rates when gauging schools’ success and identifying low-performing schools.”