Helen Levy-Myers

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Comparison of Student Chronic Absenteeism & Opioid Prescription Rates
Chronic absenteeism is shockingly high among kindergartners and 1st graders. At that age, the reasons that young students do not show up at school at that age is often a reflection of parental issues, lack of transportation, homelessness, etc. Adults in severe pain taking prescription opioid medicine may also be less engaged in their children's academic lives. This report examines the relationship between these two crises.