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Chronic Absenteeism Task Force Meeting Again Tuesday
DES MOINES, Iowa -- In June, Gov. Terry E. Branstad created a Chronic Absenteeism Advisory Council to address chronic absenteeism in Iowa schools. The plans were announced at the 2016 Future Ready Iowa Summit, which began a statewide conversation about how to close the skills gap, one of the biggest challenges Iowa faces.