Sparks, S. D. (2017, May 8). Student Absenteeism: Three Studies to Know. Retrieved August 26, 2019.

For improving achievement, boosting student attendance seems like the lowest of the low-hanging fruit: If you can’t get the kids to school, nothing else you do matters. But new research on chronic absenteeism reveals surprising details can make a difference in whether students make it to class.

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