Angel Carvajal has heard all the excuses.
Some students just feel like taking a day off. They oversleep. The bus is running late.
“Muni’s a big one,” Carvajal said. “Muni makes a lot of kids late.”
The student adviser at Everett Middle School in the Mission district is in charge of making sure kids are in class every day. Carvajal tells them there are only three valid excuses for being late or missing school: illness, a death in the family or a family emergency. Read More