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Through March of the 2020-2021 school year, 17% of Massachusetts students have been categorized as chronically absent -- meaning they missed 10 percent or more of their enrolled school days. (Getty Images)
May 5, 2021

Chronic Absenteeism Rate Rose In Disrupted School Year

Seventeen percent of Massachusetts students have been categorized as chronically absent -- meaning they missed 10% or more of their enrolled school days -- through March of the 2020-2021 school year, according to Department of Elementary and Secondary Education numbers updated Friday.

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