Chronic Absenteeism

Chronic Absenteeism

Did You Know?

A student is chronically absent if he or she misses as few as two days of school a month.

2 DAYS PER MONTH x 9 MONTHS = CHRONIC ABSENCE

It is important for Ohio’s students to be in class every day ready to learn. Ohio defines chronic absenteeism as missing 10 percent or more of the school year for any reason. A child who is not in school is a child who is missing out on his or her education.

Encouraging Regular attendance 

Ohio's Attendance Laws

Other Resources

ExtraCredit Blog Entries about Chronic Absenteeism

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