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November 20, 2013 at 1:50 PM

Rewind: View a transcript of Friday’s chat on why attendance matters

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Missing just a few days of class in sixth grade can predict whether you’ll graduate from high school. That research is behind a national anti-dropout effort, and its impact at two Seattle middle schools was the subject of a Thursday story from Education Lab reporter Claudia Rowe.

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Comments | More in Your voices | Topics: attendance, Becka Gross, Bob Balfanz

November 18, 2013 at 1:56 PM

Submit a question for live chat on attendance

Got a question for our Nov. 22 live chat with researcher Robert Balfanz, Denny Middle School Principal Jeff Clark, City Year mentor Becka Gross and reporter Claudia Rowe? Submit them via the form below, or send an email to educationlab@seattletimes.com. [do action=”custom_iframe” url=”https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1EGDF4VLTB6W2ebAw682oc4lSFitxyeBWIl37SQSus_A/viewform?embedded=true” width=”630″ height=”500″ scrolling=””/]

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Comments | More in Your voices | Topics: attendance, Becka Gross, Denny Middle School