Chronic absenteeism: School attendance can determine district quality

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The Beaver Times

Nov 9, 1:00 AM

Chronic absenteeism: School attendance can determine district quality

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has been taking notes over the last several years and concluded that a more holistic approach when evaluating school districts was needed. Specifically, the department decided to create a new district evaluation tool that puts just as much emphasis on student attendance as it does on overall academic achievement and test scores.

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