Report reveals CMS teacher absences on average

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A new report reveals how many Charlotte teachers are missing school.

The National Council on Teacher Quality says about 16 percent of teachers in the largest public school districts are considered chronically absent -- meaning they're out of class 18 days or more.

The reasons include illness, personal time and professional training.

In Charlotte, teachers were absent on average 11.5 days during the 2012-2013 school year.

Click here to checkout the full report.