"Students who are chronically absent—meaning they miss at least 15 days of school in a year—are at serious risk of falling behind in school. Yet, for too long, this crisis in our nation's public elementary and secondary schools has not been fully understood."
From the introduction to CHRONIC ABSENTEEISM IN THE NATION'S SCHOOLS: A hidden educational crisis by the U.S. Department of Education.
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Install using the option code "CHRAB"
For more information, see the AMT Deployment Guide.
A new use case, Chronic Absenteeism or "chrab", will expand the Analytics Middle Tier by providing one or more views that facilitate exploration of chronic absenteeism across various demographic perspectives, as available from the Ed-Fi ODS database.
Although there are similarities with the Early Warning System views, this Chronic Absenteeism use case will provide different shapes to the data and may provide additional demographic information that were not relevant to the Balfanz-model of early warning for potential high school dropout.
This sample query assumes the Texas model of counting attendance by home room, and it assumes that attendance is being handle "negatively": that is, a student is assumed present unless marked as absent.