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Nearly half of all kids stay away from school

Compass Education, which runs online school management systems, said absenteeism jumped from 30 per cent on Friday to just under 50 per cent on Monday. It was only 10 per cent a week ago.

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Schools are open, but don't send your kids: Conflicting advice about sending children to school

According to Compass Education, an online school management system, 30 per cent of students stayed at home across the country on Friday.

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Victorian schools will close and childcare centres have rigid rules eased

Across the nation, data from the Compass Education tool showed 27.5 per cent of Australia’s students absent from schools on Friday.

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One in four kids missed school last week – new data

The data from school management system Compass Education, which is used across more than 1,800 schools in Australia, found that one in four students have missed school in the past week. Three weeks ago, that number was one in ten.

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Chart of the day: The coronavirus crisis prompts more parents to keep kids home from school

School technology company Compass Education runs a digital roll call service which tracks how many kids show up to school each day. Normally the absentee rate is stable at about 8–10 per cent. Last week it hit 25 per cent and kept climbing.

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Two charts from an education startup that show the dramatic shift to online learning for schools

Even before the Victorian government announced it would end its first term early and the NSW Premier urged parents to keep their kids at home this week if they could, edutech startup Compass Education began to see a dramatic shifts in both attendance and online learning.

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Education Platform Compass and MSP Photography offer free school photo reprints for bushfire affected families

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Compass launches WA operations, surpasses 1800 schools and 2 million users nationally 

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Compass Education helps school communities simplify complexity with an all-in-one school management platform and technology ecosystem. Compass empowers 1800+ schools in Australia, Ireland and Canada with the tools they need to reduce time-consuming repetitive tasks. From student information management and roll marking to parent communication and cashless school canteens, every aspect of a school’s operation can be connected in Compass. For more information visit compass.education or follow Compass on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.

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    John and Lucas

    The co-founders together in Compass' Balwyn North office.

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      John de la Motte

      CEO and Co-founder.

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