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City Schools Partner with Harvard University

District looks to combat attendance issues with initiatives to better inform parents The Syracuse City School District is piloting new initiatives this year to boost student attendance and combat chronic absenteeism. Chronic absenteeism occurs when a student is absent for at least 18 days — 10 percent of the school year, said Robert DiFlorio, SCSD’s executive director of early childhood ... Read More »