Attendance: Part 1 The Oregonian and OregonLive.com conducted research on Oregon’s schools. They searched attendance records for 480,000 students in 1,150 schools during the 2012-13 school year. The attendance records were also linked with whether the students qualified for subsidized school meals, an indicator of low income. All of the records were anonymous. The researchers were able to calculate chronic absenteeism rates for the school as a whole and for individual grades, 1st-12th grade, within a school. A few of the highlights from the study were documented in the following statements.
*Half of Oregon students attend school as regularly as experts recommend, coming to class more than 95 percent of the time. One-third land in a caution zone, missing 5 percent to 9 percent of school days but stopping short of chronic absenteeism.
*Chronic absenteeism is considered 10% or more.
*One of six Oregon first- and second-graders was chronically absent last year.
*If Oregon can reduce absenteeism in early grades, “that could help us with our third-grade success in reading. Which in turn could help us keep students in school through graduation. Those two things are tied together.”
*Oregon’s low-income students are almost 70 percent more likely than other students to be chronically absent in the primary grades. And just 55 percent of low-income third-graders read at grade ...
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