As a school counselor, attendance is an issue that I deal with on a regular basis. Often times I am trying to get students and parents to see how academics are directly affected when a student is not present in school. Most schools have their own attendance policies in place already, so what do you think about the State of Michigan getting more involved?
This article addresses families that receive assistance from the State of Michigan. Should parents lose their benefits if they do not send their children to school?