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Parents nationwide say their children have fallen behind in school after this difficult year.
In Massachusetts, chronic absenteeism — the percentage of students who missed more than 10 percent of the school year — spiked from Fall River to Rockland to Woburn.
Below are the Massachusetts schools where 30 percent or more of students were chronically absent.
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