Public Schools' Billion-Hour Teacher Absenteeism Problem

Public Schools' Billion-Hour Teacher Absenteeism Problem
Stephanie Zollshan/The Berkshire Eagle via AP

As I document in Fordham's newest study, Teacher Absenteeism in Charter and Traditional Public Schools, data from the Office for Civil Rights at the Department of Education show that 28.3 percent of teachers in traditional public schools miss eleven or more days of school for illness or personal reasons. In contrast, the corresponding figure for teachers in charter schools is 10.3 percent.

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