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As schools across Ohio engage in Count Week, Auditor Dave Yost promotes broadening the attendance tracking

October 10, 2013 by Robert Higgs, Northeast Ohio Media Group
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- State Auditor Dave Yost used Count Week, the week when school districts establish a head count used to figure state aid, to tout a suggestion he has for making attendance evaluations more thorough, and ultimately improving education.

Yost recommends that the state do more with the required daily attendance figure known as the Average Daily Membership.