Barnum, M. (2018, November 28). Students show up to school more often when they see ‘familiar faces’. Retrieved February 13, 2019

Students are less likely to be chronically absent from school if they know their peers, according to a study published in Elementary School Journal. Researchers looked at the records of thousands of elementary students at 13 California schools and posited that the connection might be based on the stability students feel when they are surrounded by “familiar faces.”

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