Chronic absenteeism: DeSoto County sees rise in percentage in recent years

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 22, 2024 6:12 AM CT | Published: April 22, 2024 4:00 AM CT

For the 2022-23 school year, 28.52% of DeSoto County students were chronically absent.


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Rob Moore

Rob Moore

Rob Moore covers North Mississippi for The Daily Memphian. He holds a B.A. and an M.A. in English from The University of Memphis.


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