The Case for Chronic Absenteeism With ESSA

I have stated my opinion/vision for the importance of Chronic Absenteeism through several blogs in the past but this new post from FutureEd add more to it!

The post written by Raegen Miller highlights the impact of students missing school but also the impact on teachers missing school.  They discuss that Chronic Absenteeism is much more than just students missing school.  Check it out here and post your thoughts!

FutureEd is relatively new movement coming from Georgetown University. Here is their mission:

FutureEd is an independent, solution-oriented think tank at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy. We are committed to bringing fresh energy to the causes of excellence, equity, and efficiency in K-12 and higher education on behalf of the nation’s disadvantaged students. As a nonpartisan, public-facing organization, we work to produce clear, compelling analysis on key education issues for policymakers, practitioners, the media, and other key education change agents and influencers at the federal, state, and local levels—promoting smart policymaking in a complex and fast-changing educational landscape.

The featured image  for the article is from the United Federation of Teachers website

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