Fourth-graders who are chronically absent from school in Mississippi

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Fourth-graders who are chronically absent from school

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: Fourth-graders were counted as chronically absent if they gave a response of three or greater to the following question:  How many days were you absent from school in the last month?

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics. National Assessment of Educational Progress Assessments (NAEP), 2022, 2019, 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003 Mathematics Assessments.  Accessed through the NAEP Data Explorer, at

Footnotes: Updated November 2022.

S - Estimates suppressed when the reporting standards were not met.