Students need to be in school
March 21, 2019
As we talked with Flomaton High School Principal Scott Hammond and Flomaton Elementary School Principal George Brown about student absences the discussion was a little bit disturbing.
As we enter the final few weeks of the school year both principals talked about how important it was for students to be in school. We talked about school report cards and how having too many students who missed 15 or more days could deduct points and possibly turn an A school into a B school simply because of excessive absences. We were a little shocked that both schools have about 11 percent of their students...