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Student Absenteeism bigger than you think

Dantony Lewis, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

Missing one day of school may seem harmless, but it can have massive consequences. Chronic absenteeism: missing more than ten% of school days. “Missing one day of school is hard to recover from and sometimes can’t even be recovered,” said Carlmont High School sophomore Rohan Mantena. Students that miss school struggle to recover from the missed lessons or tests they have to make up out of class. Even if ...

Absent students: why are they even in class?

Absent students: why are they even in class?

May 18, 2014

The definition of an absent student is often inaccurate. Many define an absent student as a student who doesn't show up for class, but personally, I believe an absent student is...

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