How much have rates of students missing three or more days changed since 2003?: Percentage-point change in the share of eighth-graders who were absent from school three or more days in the month prior to the NAEP mathematics assessment, between 2003 and 2015, by group

3–4, 5–10, and more than 10 days
Has an IEP -6.3
Hispanic non-ELL -5.6
Native American or other -5.5
Free-lunch-eligible -4.6
Not eligible for FRPL -4.4
Male -3.8
White -3.5
Reduced-price-lunch-eligible -3.3
All students -3.1
Not IEP-eligible -2.9
Asian non-ELL -2.7
Female -2.4
Hispanic ELL -2.1
Black -0.9
Asian ELL 1.7

Notes: This chart represents the aggregate of data for students who missed 3–4 days, 5–10 days, and more than 10 days of school. Students are grouped by gender, race/ethnicity and ELL status, FRPL status, and IEP status. ELL stands for English language learner; IEP stands for individualized education program (learning plan designed for each student who is identified as having a disability); and FRPL stands for free or reduced-price lunch (federally funded meal programs for students of families meeting certain income guidelines).

Source: EPI analysis of National Assessment of Educational Progress microdata, 2003 and 2015

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