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ERIC Number: EJ794405
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr-30
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0277-4232
Districts Experiment With Cutting Down on Teacher Absence
Keller, Bess
Education Week, v27 n35 p1, 13 Apr 2008
Although teachers' unions and advocates argue that teacher abuse of leave is rare, economists studying the issue say more could be done to cut down on teacher absences and some districts are experimenting with rewarding exceptional attendance, paying teachers for unused earned leave, adjusting reporting procedures, and closer monitoring of leave patterns.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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