Problems of student chronic absenteeism

June 22, 2016 at 8:00 am Leave a comment

The US Department of Education has released an interactive website showing an alarming and increasing trend in (US) student  absenteeism.

Source: From the website,

Why Chronic Absenteeism Matters: What the Research Says

Research suggests the reasons for chronic absenteeism are as varied as the challenges our students and families face—including poor health, limited transportation, and a lack of safety—which can be particularly acute in disadvantaged communities and areas of poverty.

Whatever its causes, chronic absenteeism can be devastating:

Check it out!

Rowan

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