Absentee rates above average in our schools

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Absentee rates above average in our schools

A fourth of students miss 15 days or more of school in La Plata County
Cliff Vancura/Durango Herald illustration
Cliff Vancura/Durango Herald illustration
Some students at disadvantage

In general, the data show that students of color, students whose first language is not English, and students with disabilities, are, according to a number of indicators, not getting the same opportunity to learn as our classmates who are white,

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Katy Anthes

“Clearly, absenteeism is a concerning problem across the country and in Colorado, because children cannot learn if they are not in school. Research has shown that chronic absenteeism is one of the greatest causes of low academic achievement

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Absentee rates above average in our schools

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Cliff Vancura/Durango Herald illustration
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