Swine flu fears end misguided policy encouraging perfect attendance

08/14/2009 | St. Petersburg Times (Fla.)

A Florida school board has voted to suspend a policy that allows students to skip exams if they have perfect attendance and C-or-better grades because of concerns over encouraging students sick with the H1N1 virus, or swine flu, to come to school. That led officials to wisely rethink their policy encouraging students to go to school no matter what, writes a St. Petersburg Times columnist.

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