Across the country, more than 8 million students are missing so many days of school that they are academically at risk. Chronic absence — missing 10 percent or more of school days due to absence for any reason—excused, unexcused absences and suspensions, can translate into third-graders unable to master reading, sixth-graders failing subjects and ninth-graders dropping out of high school.
Equal opportunity provider and employer
Marshall County Schools do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.1 The following people has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Jennie Carroll, Julie Thomas, Ginger Tepedino, or Tres Beasley. All can be contacted at 931-359-1581.