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Atlanta Public Schools plans to focus on chronic absenteeism, missing any school, instead of truancy, unexcused absences. This takes the focus off of the legal process and onto the academic impact.
Georgia school districts deal with spiking chronic absenteeism
Brennan FrittsMay 16, 2024

Chronic absenteeism, a condition where a student misses 10% or more of a school year, has spiked in Georgia since COVID-19. Pre-COVID, Atlanta...

Hailey Wortmann, sophomore

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Sinclair Richman
Sophomore Hailey Wortmann smiles duirng lunch.

Sophomore Hailey Wortmann was on the girls basketball team last year, and is excited for the upcoming season. She enjoys the community that basketball has provided her with.

“I love basketball because of how close you become with your teammates,” Wortmann said. “I also enjoy being able to work towards goals in basketball like winning or just improving my skill.”

 

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Sinclair Richman
Sinclair Richman, Sports Associate Managing Editor
Sinclair Richman is a junior and this is her third year writing for The Southerner. In her free time, she plays basketball and soccer for Midtown and is a part of the BETA Club and Latin club. She is excited to continue working on the paper.

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