(S)chools, on the South and West sides, boosted annual attendance rates by about 10 to 20 percentage points, allegedly through fraud. While the report discovered the fraud for different time periods at the schools, the earliest it found problems was the 2012-2013 school year, the latest 2015-2016.
The report comes as CPS touts record-high 2016 attendance rates, casting doubt on the accuracy of CPS’ data.
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