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Chronic school absences reach record levels in California, but so do graduation rates

RATES OF CHRONICALLY absent students in California in 2021-22 nearly tripled statewide from before the pandemic to record levels: 30 percent for kindergartners and the state overall, and 42.5 percent for Black students, the California Department of Education reported Thursday. After a year in remote learning, rates soared when schools reopened only to face surges […]