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LAUSD Proposal Includes Truancy in School Ratings

Brianna Sacks | June 13, 2013

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Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Truancy would be a key factor in the new school rating system that’s being proposed by a consortium of California districts including LAUSD, according to a new EdSource Today article.

Chronic absenteeism would be one of the criteria of the group’s proposed new “School Quality Improvement Index,” which is part of a so-called waiver of the federal education law known as No Child Left Behind which is currently under review in Washington.

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