Behind the Headline: Alarming Number Of Urban Teachers Are ‘Chronically Absent’

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Alarming Number Of Urban Teachers Are ‘Chronically Absent’
6/3/14 | Huffington Post

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No Substitute for a Teacher
Spring 2013 | Education Next

A new study released by the National Council on Teacher Quality Finds that about 16 percent of teachers in the cities they studied were”chronically absent,” meaning they missed 18 or more days per school year.

June Kronholz wrote about the impact of teacher absences on student learning in “No Substitute for a Teacher: Adults’ absences shortchange students,” which appeared in the Spring 2013 issue of Education Next.

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