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Nearly half a million North Carolina students have missed so much school lately that they are considered "chronically absent," new data shows -- a distinction that suggests more students are at risk of eventually dropping out.
State House lawmakers churned through 48 bills in a late-night session Tuesday, trying to beat the legislature's Thursday deadline for policy-related measures to pass either the House or the Senate.
Laura Leslie, WRAL Capitol Bureau chief
The State Board of Education heard findings this week from an annual report on statewide dropout data and also received an update from a pilot program in four districts that raised the permissible dropout age from 16 to 18.
Rupen R. Fofaria, EdNC.org