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[Podcast] Chronic Absenteeism feat. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

[Podcast] Chronic Absenteeism feat. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

The first step is to declare chronic absenteeism as the crisis that it is, says Leslie Torres-Rodriguez, superintendent of Hartford Public Schools in Hartford, Conn. She saw spikes in absenteeism at particular grade levels — kindergarten and 9th, for example — that called for a holistic approach. Torres-Rodriguez also says her district had to add […]