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Absenteeism

(CBS)

Report Tracks Higher Dropout Risk For Black Students In Oakland Schools

By middle school, more than half of the black students enrolled in the Oakland Unified School District show signs of dropping out of school, according to studies released Tuesday. The signs include chronic absenteeism and suspension.

05/23/2012

(AP)

San Francisco School Year Begins With Focus On Truancy, Absenteeism

Officials remain committed to a successful initiative to fight truancy and absenteeism in the city.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/12/2011

(CBS)

California Dropout Rate Reaches Nearly 20 Percent

The numbers are even worse in Oakland, where 37 percent of students were found to have dropped out before graduating.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/12/2011

BART train (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Staff Absences Affecting Cleanliness Of Trains

BART riders rate cleanliness as high as safety and reliablility, but a high staff-absenteeism rate is keeping trains from looking their best.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/05/2011

Muni Bus

San Francisco Muni Has New Sick Leave Policy

A get tough policy that MUNI managers instituted last month with drivers appears to be paying off.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/04/2010