Nearly 7.5 Million U.S. Students are Chronically Absent, Missing 18 or More Days of School Each Year

Ad Council and U.S. Army's BoostUp Campaign Launches New Parent-targeted PSAs Reinforcing the Importance of Consistent School Attendance

Summary:

Nearly 7.5 million students (K – 12th grade) are chronically absent every school year – missing enough school to put them at severe risk of dropping out or failing to graduate.

Date: 09 November 2012, 12:17 PM EST
Source: The Ad Council

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