Sunday, February 05, 2006
And for Perfect Attendance, Johnny Gets... a Car - New York Times
And for Perfect Attendance, Johnny Gets... a Car - New York Times: "Whether the programs are working is an open question. At Chelsea High School this year, attendance rates actually went down, to as low as 85 percent. School officials and students said the decline occurred because the new policy also softened punishment for poor attendance. Students were no longer getting grade-point reductions for unexcused absences or having grades withheld if they had more than two unexcused days per quarter."
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