AIMS’ latest study Missing in Action: School Storm Days, Student Absenteeism and the Workplace was referenced in a CBC New Brunswick article discussing the findings of AIMS author Dr. Paul Bennett.

“The study looked at how storm closures adversely affect learning outcomes, contribute to student absenteeism and impact labour productivity in the workplace in provinces like Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

‘Storm day cancellations mount, public concerns surface, school authorities react and say they’re concerned, reports are issued, school days are lost and written-off, never to be recovered and nothing much changes,’ he said.”

Read the article here

Read the study here