First Things First: Come to School

New report out today by Bob Balfanz suggests up to 7.5 million kids are absent at least 10% of the time, a month a year. Tough to learn if you don’t show up.

Not surprisingly, combating chronic absenteeism is one of the first steps that successful turnarounds tackle…and is a leading indicator of progress. More of our turnaround metrics here.

USA TODAY here. Huffington Post here.