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All posts by Phyllis Jordan

March 28 Webinar Launches 5th Attendance Awareness Campaign Planning!


Will you attend? America’s Promise Alliance, Attendance Works, the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, Everyone Graduates Center, Get Schooled, Healthy Schools Campaign, the Institute for Educational...
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Attendance Awareness Month 2016: By the Numbers


This year Attendance Awareness Month saw action in almost every state across the country and in Canada! We’ve gathered some metrics in our Attendance Awareness Month 2016 handout. Please download...
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455+ Superintendents 2016 Sign Call to Action!


We’re pleased to announced that we have more than doubled the number of superintendents who have signed our Superintendents Call to Action this year! Superintendents who participate agree to take a...
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What’s the single most important word a student can say every day to boost achievement?


What’s the single most important word a student can say every day to boost achievement?  Here. These are the first lines of a blog by Scholastic Publisher Karen Baicker exploring the impact of...
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New Brief: Preventing Missed Opportunity


A new report from Attendance Works and Everyone Graduates Center builds on the first national chronic absence data from the U.S. Department of Education’s Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) from...
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New Attendance Toolkit from MENTOR


Quality mentoring can have a significant impact on improving school attendance and student success. Recognizing this, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, has released a promotional toolkit...
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Data Tools to Drive Action


Too often, parents, students and sometimes teachers don’t realize how quickly absences, excused as well as unexcused, can add up to academic trouble. At the same time principals, district...
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Join us for Attendance Awareness Campaign 2016!


Planning for Attendance Awareness Month in September is underway! Our Count Us In! toolkit 4.0, now completely on-line, includes guidance on how to create your own contest or event, free webinars,...
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Attendance Awareness 2016 Kickoff Webinar


Upcoming Webinars and Workshops Tuesday, April 12, 2016: Motivating Good Attendance All Year Long, 11-12:30 pm (PT) / 2-3:30 pm (ET). Register here! Interested in the latest strategies for leveraging...
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Attendance Awareness Month: By the Numbers


This year’s Attendance Awareness Month spurred action across the country and as far away as Australia. We’ve consolidated the metrics in our Attendance Awareness Month 2015 handout....
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