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Present, Engaged and Accounted For: The Critical Importance of Addressing Chronic Absence in the Early Grades
Chang, Hedy and Mariajose Romero. National Center for Children in Poverty, New York, NY, September 2008. This report documents the consequences, prevalence, potential causes and possible solutions to children missing extended periods of school in grades K-3rd. Although students must be present and engaged to learn, thousands of this country’s youngest students are academically at-risk because of extended absences when…