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Importance of September Attendance

Importance of September Attendance

This brief examines absences in September and students’ attendance over the rest of the year. Attendance should be addressed before it becomes problematic. Chronic absenteeism, missing more than 20 days of a school year, is an early indicator of disengagement. High absence rates have negative consequences not only for individual students, but also for classroom […]

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Improving student attendance with a school-wide approach to school-family-community partnerships.

Improving student attendance with a school-wide approach to school-family-community partnerships.

Researchers and policy makers have questioned the efficacy of family-involvement interventions. They believe that more studies are needed to compare outcomes of students whose families received a partnership intervention with those who did not. The author used data from the state of Ohio to compare student attendance in elementary schools that developed school-wide programs of […]

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Present and Accounted For: Partnership Effects on Student Attendance

Present and Accounted For: Partnership Effects on Student Attendance

Reducing student absenteeism and truancy is a goal of many schools across the country. Surprisingly little research focuses on what schools can do to increase and sustain students’ daily attendance, and even fewer studies explore how family–school–community partnerships may contribute to this goal. In this longitudinal study, data were collected on schools’ rates of daily […]

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Evidence Says

What the Evidence Says Here we present Summaries and Synthesis of the evidence base for high school improvement and Significant Individual Studies on key redesign and improvement practices. We organize the evidence base into four key drivers of student and school outcomes: Organizing Adults Students-at-the-Center Teaching & Learning Post-Secondary Options Whole-School Improvement Efforts   Summaries […]

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Portraits of Change: Aligning School and Community Resources to Reduce Chronic Absence

Portraits of Change: Aligning School and Community Resources to Reduce Chronic Absence

The Everyone Graduates Center and Attendance Works are pleased to partner on Portraits of Change: Aligning School and Community Resources to Reduce Chronic Absence. More than seven million students nationwide are chronically absent from school – missing so much school, for any reason, that they are academically at risk. Starting as early as preschool and kindergarten, chronic absence […]

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NSAESC National Convening and Webinars

NATIONAL STUDENT ATTENDANCE, ENGAGEMENT, AND SUCCESS CENTER Virtual National Convening and Webinars The mission of the center is to disseminate evidence based practices and build and facilitate communities of practice to help students attend every day, be engaged in school, and succeed academically, so that they graduate high school prepared for college, career, and civic […]

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What Do We Know About Assessing Need and Progress in Low Graduation Rate High Schools?

The first and absolutely essential step in improving low graduation rate high schools is to have a deep understanding of why they are not currently succeeding. This needs to be known both in the general sense of why we have low graduation rate high schools and in a deeply specific sense for the particular high […]

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Preventing Missed Opportunity: Taking Collective Action to Confront Chronic Absence

Preventing Missed Opportunity: Taking Collective Action to Confront Chronic Absence

Chronic absence is a national crisis that cannot be ignored. A day lost to school absenteeism is a day lost to learning. It is a challenge affecting learning in nearly every state. This brief, a partnering between Attendance Works and the Everyone Graduates Center, builds on the first national chronic absence data set from the U.S. […]

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National Success Mentors Initiative Implementation Guide & How Tos

Implementation Guide: How to Begin This Guide provides tips on how to implement a Success Mentor model at your school.  It was created for districts, schools, team captains and school partners. Getting Started Success Mentor Getting Started Checklist What makes a mentoring program work Program Planning Chart This Checklist for Developing and Launching a Success […]

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Alabama Early Warning Systems

  Why Chronic Absenteeism Matters and What Can Be Done About It (powerpoint) By Dr. Robert Balfanz Director, Senior Research Scientist Everyone Graduates Center Johns Hopkins University School of Education Getting Started and Keeping Moving with Early Warning Systems in Alabama By Joanna H. Fox Deputy Director Everyone Graduates Center Johns Hopkins University School of […]

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