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All posts by Phyllis Jordan

Webinar: Supporting our Most Vulnerable Students


Often students who miss 9-7 days per semester, (or 10 percent or more of days) face serious hurdles in getting to school, such as ongoing health concerns, lack of a safe path to school or bullying....
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Communities cited for attendance success


Fifteen communities located across the country have been recognized for their efforts to boost attendance, improve grade-level reading proficiency and student success among low-income families....
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It Takes Two: May 23 Webinar !


When a student misses 10 percent of school days, how do schools and communities make sure that there is personalized early outreach to students and families?  It Takes Two: Adding Early Intervention...
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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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