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School attendance levels declining 

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ABC News: Kenith Png

School attendance rates are dropping - and the decrease can't solely be blamed on COVID.

Data from a recent Productivity Report indicates just seven in every 10 students goes to school 90 per cent of the time, the statistics are worse in regional areas and amongst Indigenous students. 

Guest: Lisa McKay-Brown, Associate Professor at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Stefanie Collett