WA State Office of Public Instruction Examines Ways to Address Absenteeism Under ESSA

WA State Office of Public Instruction Examines Ways to Address Absenteeism Under ESSA

January 15, 2017

According to the Union Bulletin, the Washington State Office of Public Instruction is examining ways to track absenteeism under the state’s new ESSA plan. One in five students in Washington miss 10 percent of the 180-day school year. State Education Superintendent Chris Reykdal stated that he “wants to give lawmakers an opportunity to weigh in on the plan before submitting it to the federal government for approval.”

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