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Teacher Absences

Joy Resmovits

Alarming Number Of Urban Teachers Are 'Chronically Absent'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Political battles over teaching in the last decade have focused on complexities of pensions, evaluations and standardized testing, often ignoring a ba...

Report: Teacher Absences Cost Country $4 Billion Annually

Posted 11.06.2012 | Education

A new report out of the Center for American Progress urges state policymakers to revise their teacher leave policies in an effort to improve student a...

Teacher Absences: What Would Jesus Say?

Carolyn Bucior | Posted 12.11.2011 | Comedy
Carolyn Bucior

We see a fig tree, full of fruit, and hear a sheep bell ring purposefully. At the bottom of hill, Simon slips on his sandals. SIMON: Race you to the top!

The Profiler: He IDs the Most-Absent Teachers

Carolyn Bucior | Posted 11.06.2011 | Education
Carolyn Bucior

There's a profile of the type of teacher most likely to be absent on any day. Meet profiler Raegen Miller, associate director for education research at the Center for American Progress.