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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8/12 Webinar: Teens & the Attendance Gap


In many school districts across the country, chronic absence spikes in the transition to middle or high school. Research shows that by 9th grade, attendance is a better predictor of graduation than...
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MENTOR releases attendance toolkit


Recognizing the effect that mentors have on improving school attendance and academic success, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership has released a promotional toolkit with mentoring-specific...
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Spanish-Language Video for Parents


Attendance Works is now offering a Spanish-language version of its popular Bringing Attendance Home video for parents. The 6-minute video, originally released last August, has now been dubbed into...
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