More than 6 million children missed more than 15 days – or three weeks – of school during the 2013-14 school year, according to federal data published last year. It was the first time such nationwide data had been gathered and published.
More than 6 million children missed more than 15 days – or three weeks – of school during the 2013-14 school year, according to federal data published last year. It was the first time such nationwide data had been gathered and published. Elise Amendola AP file
More than 6 million children missed more than 15 days – or three weeks – of school during the 2013-14 school year, according to federal data published last year. It was the first time such nationwide data had been gathered and published. Elise Amendola AP file

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