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Challenge 5 Disruptive Change Strategies for Change Making The Grand Rapids Story of Reducing Chronic Absenteeism
For many years, the problem of chronic absenteeism went unnoticed, flying under the achievement gap radar. Historically adopted measures such as “average daily attendance,” required by the state and federal education reporting entities largely masked the problem. This gave school districts inadequate metrics and therefore a false sense of success by glossing over, in some cases, a third of the population of students missing too much school. Now there is Challenge 5.
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Challenge 5 What One District's Data Mining Did For Chronic Absence
Elissa Nadworny. NPR, All Things Considered. May 2016.
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Challenge 5 Grand Rapids: Seeing Progress with Strive for Less Than 5
Strive for Less than 5. Attendance Works. March 2016.
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