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Our district is implementing a not very effective or useful process for teachers to take attendance during the school closure crisis:

It prompted me to ask teachers on social media what they are required to do. I thought readers might be interested in some of their responses:

Karalee Smith:

I believe itโ€™s more of a count of who is active in the class. Activity can be seen as attending zoom meetings, emailing the teacher, interacting with course content, and/or submitting assignments. For those who arenโ€™t active, the school attempts to contact the family and make sure everything is okay and that they understand our learning is required now.

Tiffany Anne:

Ours is conducting an engagement survey. Home room teachers fill it out weekly based on level of work completed or type of contact made.