Nearly 1K students enrolled in Milwaukee Public Schools have not attended a single day this year

Chronic absenteeism has been an issue in Wisconsin schools since the pandemic. But in Milwaukee, nearly 1,000 students enrolled in public school have not attended a single day this year.

MPS social workers have made phone calls and home visits to try to connect with parents and students, but many families have been unresponsive, said Nicole Cain, MPS manager of school social work and community services.

Read more on Wisconsin Public Radio.


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