Posted on February 6, 2019
On February 5th, ACNJ’s Cynthia Rice and Peter Chen testified on chronic absenteeism before the Joint Committee on Public Schools at the State House.
- No education reform initiative or quality learning experiences will ever be successful if students aren’t attending school.
- What schools do to address chronic absenteeism makes a difference.
The committee also welcomed testimony from students, who explained first-hand, the complexities of why so many children miss too much school.
Read NJ Spotlight article: Why don’t kids go to school? Students have their say.