Addressing Absenteeism

Friday, February 1, 2019

A policy memo written by the Department of Education's Michael Gottfried and Ethan Hutt (of University of Maryland, College Park) summarizes a multifaceted, multidisciplinary examination of what they have learned about how schools measure and reduce absenteeism and what we need to know going forward as California and other states hold schools and districts accountable for students’ absences.