DC and 36 states, including New Jersey, will use chronic absenteeism as one of or the only metric for the Every Student Succeeds Act’s new indicator of school quality or student success. Below are reports with new information on Chronic Absenteeism and students with disabilities written by our partners at the Advocacy Institute and the Center for Law and Education for the National Center on Educational Outcomes. It provides important information on both the promise and potential challenges this new accountability provision holds for students with disabilities.
- Chronic Absenteeism and Students with Disabilities by C. Cortiella and K.B. Boundy, Esq. | https://nceo.umn.edu/docs/OnlinePubs/NCEOBrief15.pdf
- Chronic absenteeism and students with disabilities: Health status of students with disabilities: Impact on attendance by K. B. Boundy, Esq., & C. Cortiella | https://nceo.umn.edu/docs/OnlinePubs/ ChronicAbsenteeismHealthIssuesSWD.pdf
- Chronic absenteeism: Recognizing child find obligations by K. B. Boundy, Esq., & C. Cortiella | https://nceo.umn.edu/docs/OnlinePubs/ ChronicAbsenteeismChildFindObligations.pdf
- Chronic absenteeism and students with disabilities: Frequently asked questions by C. Cortiella, & K. B. Boundy, Esq | https://nceo.umn.edu/docs/OnlinePubs/ ChronicAbsenteeismFAQ.pdf