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Shelton High goal: More attendance

School wants to lower number of suspensions

Increasing student attendance, decreasing the number of off-campus suspensions and helping ninth-graders have a successful first year of high school are among the goals this school year at Shelton High School.

Principal Bruce Kipper presented the school's plan Sept. 26 at the Shelton School Board meeting.

One goal is to increase student attendance by 10% from last school year.

"As you know, that's a tricky subject," he said. "There's a lot of things that are out of our control ... There's issues of transportation, the new guidelines in the past, if a kid was kind of sick, you told him to come...


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