Education

February 16, 2016 6:49 PM

State, school districts ask why students are chronically absent

Statewide, 16 percent of students missed at least 10 percent of the school year

In Tacoma, nearly 23 percent were chronically absent

Percentages vary year by year

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Washington State University official wears 'bee beard' for a good cause 1:37

Washington State University official wears 'bee beard' for a good cause

VIDEO: Keithley Middle School celebrates end of school with Hunger Games 2:23

VIDEO: Keithley Middle School celebrates end of school with Hunger Games

WATCH: Fife High School seniors sing, dance, high-five youngsters 1:41

WATCH: Fife High School seniors sing, dance, high-five youngsters

WATCH: Chief Leschi students protest teacher layoffs 3:15

WATCH: Chief Leschi students protest teacher layoffs

VIDEO: Thompson Elementary Saturday School 2:21

VIDEO: Thompson Elementary Saturday School

VIDEO: Love, pride mark PLU commencement 1:53

VIDEO: Love, pride mark PLU commencement

VIDEO: Timberline alum starts Facebook page to oppose school district name change 3:35

VIDEO: Timberline alum starts Facebook page to oppose school district name change

VIDEO: Ballet Folklorico - a Mexican folk-dance tradition 1:27

VIDEO: Ballet Folklorico - a Mexican folk-dance tradition

VIDEO: Tacoma Superintendent Carla Santorno talks about school water problems 1:06

VIDEO: Tacoma Superintendent Carla Santorno talks about school water problems

VIDEO: Health department on Tacoma school water 1:20

VIDEO: Health department on Tacoma school water

WATCH: Tacoma school water tested for lead 1:31

WATCH: Tacoma school water tested for lead

Share Video

Editor's Choice Videos