How much have rates of students missing more than 10 days changed since 2003?: Percentage-point change in the share of eighth-graders who were absent from school more than 10 days in the month prior to the NAEP mathematics assessment, between 2003 and 2015, by group
|More than 10 days|
|Native American or other||-2.5|
|Has an IEP||-2.3|
|Not eligible for FRPL||-0.7|
Notes: 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