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Four school principals presented Lamesa Independent School District (LISD) board members Thursday night with updated enrollment figures and plans for increasing school attendance rates.The district currently ha a total enrollment of about 1,729 students.School districts acquire part of their funding based upon Average Daily Attendance. Every time a studen misses school, the school misses out on funding.The district once enjoyed an attendance rate of 95 percent or more. Last month the principals told board members that rate fell below 90 percent.School principals are setting out incentives to get students in the classroom. There are perfect attendance awards, competitions between classrooms ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331