By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS
The Parkersburg News and Sentinel
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The superintendent of West Virginia schools has a message for parents: make sure your students are in school.
Superintendent Steven Paine Thursday morning delivered a report on chronic absenteeism in West Virginia public schools during a regular meeting of the state Board of Education.
“We discovered that school attendance emerged as a real problem,” Paine said, referring to the new Balanced Scorecard report released on Sept. 13.
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