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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...

Moroccan people reflect on recent earthquake

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Courtesy of Reuters
On Sept. 8 2023, an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 occurred in Morocco’s Marrakesh–Safi region.
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