Meeting the Challenge of Combating Chronic Absenteeism
This report by the Everyone Graduates Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Education, examines the efforts and impacts of the NYC Mayor’s Interagency Task Force on Truancy, Chronic Absenteeism & School Engagement. This report details the efforts undertaken by the task force to combat chronic absenteeism in New York City between 2010 and 2013.
New York City Finds Success in Cutting Chronic Absenteeism in School (PDF)
Mentors, wake-up calls to students, incentives and weekly “student success” meetings led by principals helped New York City significantly cut chronic absenteeism in schools, according to a new report by the Everyone Graduates Center at The Johns Hopkins University School of Education.