Stories tagged: absenteeism
Sun., April 23, 2017
Chronic absenteeism in Spokane-area schools a persistent problem
According to new data released by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, chronic absenteeism is a particular problem for low-income students, special education students and homeless students.
Tue., June 7, 2016, 7:38 p.m.
School absentee levels in U.S. called disturbing
It’s a challenge to teach children who aren’t in class – and new government numbers show more than 6.5 million students were absent for at least three weeks of the …
Thu., Jan. 10, 2013
School reports many students miss first day back after vacation
Anyone who works in an office or has a child in day care or school can tell you that something nasty is going around. Spokane Valley’s Progress Elementary saw a …