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Absenteeism Costs Schools Money. A Simple Change Can Reduce It.
For nearly a quarter of school districts in the country, truancy has a fiscal impact on education. Schools in California, Kentucky and Texas, for example, operate on an average daily attendance formula that deducts state funding from a school for each day a student misses class. (Governing, June 6)
Related Education Commission of the States Resource: Chronic Absenteeism: A key indicator of student success