The covid pandemic was tough on school participation; kids went missing. And in the recovery, we haven’t bounced back to our pre-pandemic school attendance levels. It’s a trend playing out in schools across the country, across grades, and across demographic differences. But one thing seems to consistently keep kids connected to their education — having a connection to an adult at school who cares about them.
Why does this matter in Minot? Our future success depends on how well our kids are doing today. And school is the easiest way to find out how they’re doing. Get the full story on a troubling trend of increased absenteeism from EdSurge.