Harwin, A., & Viadero, D. (2018, June 05). How Many Teachers Are Chronically Absent From Class in Your State? Retrieved July 16, 2018

Nationwide, 28 percent of teachers were absent for more than 10 school days during the 2015-16 school year. That’s more than 901,500 pre-K-12 teachers who were not at work when they would have otherwise been expected to be, according to an analysis by the Education Week Research Center of recent federal data.

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