Baltimore Sun | About Half of Baltimore City Students are Chronically Absent. Which Schools Have Highest, Lowest Rates?

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The Baltimore Sun interviewed Jing Liu, assistant professor in education policy, for an article about chronic student absenteeism in Baltimore City and statewide. Liu shared that strengthening relationships between students and their school communities, including by using interventions like sending “nudge letters” and visiting homes, can help prevent chronic absenteeism, but those strategies take time and resources.

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