Our school districts get paid money by the state when a child is in school. When one is absent the district does not get paid.
Before EPISD was a district of innovation the students were required to attend class 90% of the time in order to pass the class.
The chart below shows the attendance percentages:
Looking at the financial impact we can see:
Those numbers are for less than half of a school year.
It looks like the kids have figured out the new rules.
We deserve better