Thousands of kids are missing from school. Where did they go?

Over a million kids left public schools during COVID. Hundreds of thousands of them didn’t start private school or homeschool. They’re missing.

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Hasnain says:

“But she knows, looking back, that things could have been different. While she has no regrets about leaving high school, she says she might have changed her mind if someone at school had shown more interest and personal attention to her needs and support for her as a Black student.

“All they had to do was take action,” Kailani said. “There were so many times they could have done something. And they did nothing.””

Posted on 2023-02-14T05:36:21+0000