Community-based Organization Battles Chronic Absenteeism in Queens

It was 40 degrees and drizzling, and it would not be easy to get the kids to school today . . .

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Schools, States Should Use Existing Resources to Improve Student Health and Absenteeism

For young people with chronic health conditions to be healthy enough to attend school, they first need access to affordable and reliable health coverage. They need medications that stem the onset of symptoms, as well as support to understand and adhere to their medication management plan. The majority of students don’t have that.