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How School-based Telemedicine Prevents Partial-day Absences

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Health related issues are the top reason children miss days of school, contributing to chronic absenteeism. Even before COVID-19, school districts wanted to understand whether telemedicine services in schools could enable students with a school-day health issue to return to class instead of being sent home, preventing the loss of instruction. Independent research conducted by Institute of Education Sciences and Regional Education Library West at WestEd and funded by U.S. Department of Education studied the impacts of school-based telemedicine over two years in a diverse district.

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