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'Tardy Tank' putting muscle behind high-schoolers getting to class

 

December 27, 2017

Sweet Home High School has slashed its number of unexcused tardies in this year.

A year ago, the school had 3,201 unexcused tardies in the first trimester. This year, the school had just 1,448, a reduction of approximately 54.8 percent.

Vice Principal Mark Looney had just three words in reaction to the results: "Amazing. It's shocking."

"The administrators and people have made a commitment to the tardy sweeps and getting kids into the classrooms," said English teacher Tomas Rosa. "We are making it a priority to get kids into the classroom."

"Each teacher is giving about 10 minutes of thei...



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