Liked School Attendance In The COVID Era: What Counts As ‘Present’? (NPR)

One tricky matter that schools have to decide in this era is how exactly they’re going to credit “attendance” when online learning doesn’t always mean showing up on a video conference. Districts such as Los Angeles Unified have been criticized for setting the bar too low by decreeing that any interaction β€” even a single text between a parent and a teacher β€” counts as “participation” for a given day.=