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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Feedback Wanted!


We’re excited about all the engagement and activity we saw during Attendance Awareness Month: 57 nonprofit partners, 403 pins on the action map and now 4,400 people on our attendance listserv....
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400+ Schools and Communities Post on the Map


The third annual Attendance Awareness Month drew an unprecedented level of participation from schools and communities across the country. A total of 402 places posted on the map this year up from...
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200+ Superintendents Join Call to Action


We’re delighted to announce that more than 200 superintendents from school districts across the country have joined our Call to Action, committing to emphasize the importance of school...
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9/30 Webinar to Highlight Messaging to Parents


Attendance Awareness Month offers us the opportunity to deepen our efforts to end chronic absence. The work in Campaign for Grade-Level Reading communities across the nation has confirmed and...
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New Report: Mapping the Early Attendance Gap


A new report from Attendance Works and Healthy Schools Campaign shows how disparities in school attendance rates starting as early as preschool and kindergarten are contributing to achievement gaps...
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Are you ready for September?


Attendance Awareness Month starts next week —Tuesday, Sept. 1. Are you ready? We’ve heard from so many schools and communities about what they’re doing. If you haven’t...
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Twitter Chat on Attendance & Mentoring: 9/16


MENTOR and Attendance Works are hosting a Twitter chat on Wednesday, Sept 16, at  3 p.m. ET to discuss the connection between mentoring and attendance. A Sept 21 Twitter chat with Student Voice at...
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Notable Dates


We’ve put together a list of Attendance Awareness Month Notable Dates as we celebrate Attendance Awareness Month 2015. Send us your dates and we’ll add them: August 12 Finish Strong...
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Call to Action for Superintendents


September is Attendance Awareness Month, the perfect time for school district leaders to promote the connection between good attendance and student achievement. Several national organizations –...
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