Under the new A-F accountability system, chronic absenteeism is a crucial indicator for elementary and middle schools. Domain IV: Postsecondary Readiness, will account for 35% of a campuses’ overall grade. For the elementary level, the entire 35% will be based on the chronic absenteeism rate. For middle schools, half of the 35% will be based on the rates of chronic absenteeism, while the other half will be based on the 7-8 annual dropout rate.

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