Makes sense, right?  If you aren't in school, you can't learn what they're teaching. Chronic absence has a huge impact on a child's learning,  including early readingOne in 10 kindergarten and first-grade students  nationally are chronically absent, missing nearly a  month of school.
Emerging research shows even 
higher rates among preschoolers.  There's lots of examples of what works to improve attendance -- which, in turn, helps children learn.

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