Chalkbeat Newark: N.J. eased its attendance rules during the pandemic. Then Newark said 99.8% of students were present.

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Chalkbeat Newark: N.J. eased its attendance rules during the pandemic. Then Newark said 99.8% of students were present.

“How can school leaders address what they can’t see?” said Jennifer Bell-Ellwanger, president and CEO of the Data Quality Campaign, which promotes the use of data to improve student outcomes. “No kid should be invisible.”

In a Chalkbeat Newark article by , DQC President and CEO Jenn Bell-Ellwanger comments on the importance of accurate and transparent attendance data for decisionmaking during the pandemic.