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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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Data Matters: Using Chronic Absence to Accelerate Action for Student Success

Data Matters: Using Chronic Absence to Accelerate Action for Student Success

Data Matters Using Chronic Absence to Accelerate Action for Student Success, by Hedy N. Chang, Lauren Bauer and Vaughan Byrnes, September 2018. This report provides a national and state analysis of how many schools face high levels of chronic absence and discusses the implications for state and local action. Based on data released by the […]

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Comments Off on 2018 TEST PAGE – DO NOT PUBLISH

2018 TEST PAGE – DO NOT PUBLISH

NSAESC WEBINARS NSAESC UPCOMING WEBINARS: April Closing Strong (Everyone Graduates Center) April 20, 2018, 3:00pm ET May Don’t Fade Out — Closing your Success Mentor Program for the End of the Year (Everyone Graduates Center) May 1, 2018, 3:00pm ET Intervention Reviews (Everyone Graduates Center) May 15, 2018, 3:00pm ET Recruiting and Screening for Mentors (MENTOR) […]

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Using Data and the Human Touch: Evaluating the NYC Inter-Agency Campaign to Reduce Chronic Absenteeism

Using Data and the Human Touch: Evaluating the NYC Inter-Agency Campaign to Reduce Chronic Absenteeism

Using Data and the Human Touch: Evaluating the NYC Inter-Agency Campaign to Reduce Chronic Absenteeism Robert Balfanz and Vaughan Byrnes February 9, 2018 Following a 2008 report that documented the extent of chronic absenteeism in New York City’s schools, the city organized an interagency task force to develop and implement a citywide effort to reduce chronic absenteeism. Given […]

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Diplomas Now

Diplomas Now is a public-private partnership that helps some of America’s toughest middle and high schools ensure that their students graduate ready for college or career. Diplomas Now combines three major nonprofits, local school districts and funders, and is the first fully integrated approach that improves a school’s curriculum and instruction as it provides the right support […]

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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 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 life. NSAESC NATIONAL CONVENING (MAY […]

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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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