Doctors warn of serious consequences for kids who miss too much school

The National

New U.S. research shows more than 10 per cent of kids end up missing an entire month of their school year. Appointments, sick days, bad weather, and vacation, can add up fast. Many parents may think that missing a day of school here and there is no big deal for a child, but pediatricians warn absences can add up quickly and seriously impact a child for life.

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