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How many students are chronically absent in North Carolina?

In North Carolina, 14.8 percent of students were considered chronically absent during the 2015-2016 school year, which means they missed 15 or more days of school according to the Office of Civil Rights. Find out the chronic absence rate in your district and at your school by using the data lookup tool to find out.

Molly Osborne Urquhart

Molly Osborne is the director of news and policy for EducationNC.