School attendance plays an important role in academic success. Children often fall behind in school if they frequently miss part of or an entire school day. This 2013 document from PACER Center provides information on school attendance to help parents know the difference between excused and unexcused absences and how to work with the school to support the child’s learning during periods of absence.

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