How often can your child be absent from school?

January 4, 2023

Attendance is critical as students recover from the learning loss associated with the pandemic. But school absence is a bigger problem than many realize, according to experts like Penn GSE’s Michael Gottfried. He tells US News & World Report that missing even one day can be associated with lower test scores.

The article also includes suggestions on how to support school attendance, such as taking the bus in the morning and establishing a regular bedtime. A routine can help reduce stress and anxiety around going to school, Gottfried explains.

Read the full article here.