15 min

How The Pandemic Created a School Absenteeism Crisis Fifth & Mission

    • Politics

Chronic absenteeism — missing at least 10% of school days — has reached devastating levels in San Francisco. Last year, almost a third of public school students were chronically absent, and those missed days can add up to serious repercussions for kids’ learning and progress. Education reporter Jill Tucker joins host Demian Bulwa to discuss how the pandemic contributed to an absenteeism crisis, which students are most affected and what schools are doing to get kids back in class.  | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod
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Chronic absenteeism — missing at least 10% of school days — has reached devastating levels in San Francisco. Last year, almost a third of public school students were chronically absent, and those missed days can add up to serious repercussions for kids’ learning and progress. Education reporter Jill Tucker joins host Demian Bulwa to discuss how the pandemic contributed to an absenteeism crisis, which students are most affected and what schools are doing to get kids back in class.  | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod
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