Chronic Early Absenteeism: Prevalence and MEAP Performance in Kent ISD


Narrative: Chronic early absenteeism is prevalent in Kent ISD in urban areas where the percentage of the population living at or below poverty is high, and is especially prevalent among African-American and Hispanic youth. Examining data on the prevalence of chronic early absence in Kent ISD is the first step toward identifying and understanding the issues and factors that contribute to chronic early absenteeism in Kent ISD. This analysis does not help us understand the factors that contribute to chronic early absenteeism. Further analysis is necessary to understand factors at the family level, the neighborhood, school, and community level that might contribute to chronic absenteeism.

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Description: This study was designed to assess the prevalence and consequences of chronic early absenteeism in Kent County among first, second and third grade students from 2006 to 2009 in twenty school districts. Chronic early absenteeism is prevalent in Kent ISD in urban areas where the percentage of the population living at or below poverty is high, and is especially prevalent among African-American and Hispanic youth. Further analysis is necessary to understand factors at the family level, the neighborhood, school, and community level that might contribute to chronic absenteeism.
Added/Updated: 4/3/2012
Timeframe: 1/1/2006 to 12/31/2009
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Author: Community Research Institute - Johnson Center for Philanthropy
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