Ep. 12 – Sept. 25, 2017 – Teacher Absences Greater in District Than Charter Schools

A new Fordham report finds that 28% of teachers in traditional district schools miss more than 10 school days a year for sick or personal leave while teachers in charter schools have lower rates absences.

David Griffith of the Fordham Institute talks with Paul Peterson about the report and about where teacher absence rates are high and low.

Read more about the study here:

Public Schools’ Billion-Hour Teacher Absenteeism Problem