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DC graduation scandal shows how chronic absenteeism threatens America’s schools

DC graduation scandal shows how chronic absenteeism threatens America’s schools

Each year in the United States, approximately 5 to 7.5 million students in the nation’s K-12 schools miss a month or more of school. That means 150 to 225 million instructional days are lost every school year. The problem is more pronounced in low-income urban communities throughout the country. In elementary school, for example, students who live […] … learn more→