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Chronic Absenteeism a Major Problem in U.S. Schools

More than 15 percent of students are missing almost a month of school. Districts don't know how to address the issue.

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With Child Homelessness on the Rise, What Can Schools Do?

"This is something that school districts are just going to have to plan for," says an education official in Washington state, which is proactively helping these students succeed and secure housing.

'The Single Biggest Risk Factor in Getting Expelled Is Being a Preschooler'

Preschoolers are eight times, on average, more likely to get kicked out. States are starting to notice and intervene.

Set Up to Fail? How High Schools Aren't Preparing Kids for College

Small schools and high poverty schools are putting their students at the biggest disadvantage, according to a new report.