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Thank you for celebrating Attendance Awareness Month. With 325 communities across the country posting their activities on the Attendance Action Map, we saw a surge of momentum as leaders rallied...
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Sept. 30 Webinar Details Strategies for Improving Attendance


We know that students who miss too much school suffer academically at every age and every grade. And throughout September, hundreds of communities across the country have worked hard to raise...
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State-by-State Analysis of Attendance and NAEP Scores


A state-by-state analysis of national testing data demonstrates that students who miss more school than their peers consistently score lower on standardized tests, a result that holds true at every...
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New toolkit lays out PEOPLE strategy


We know that students who miss too much school suffer academically at every age and every grade. Equally important, we know absenteeism is a problem we can solve if districts and schools identify the...
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Fighting Tardiness with Perfectly Punctual


Attendance Works and LearnLead’s Perfectly Punctual Campaign are pleased to announce a partnership that will allow more schools and communities access to materials and strategies for building good,...
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Making the Case


We know that partners across the community can help schools and parents reduce absenteeism. But what can they do? And how can you convince them to join in? These handouts should help you persuade...
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Bright Spots in Attendance


If you’re looking for good examples of how communities are reducing chronic absence, check out the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading’s Bright Spots page. The Campaign, an Attendance...
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Why September Matters


Looking for an easy way to identify students who might fall behind because they miss too much school? Try looking at attendance in the first month of school. A new study from the Baltimore...
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New Poster, Badges to Promote Attendance


We’ve had some requests for materials that schools and communities can use to promote attendance all year round, not just during Attendance Awareness Month. So our design team created:  A new...
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8/6 Webinar: Amplifying Key Messages


When parents and youth understand the link between good attendance and their hopes and dreams for the future, they are motivated to do whatever they can to get to school every day. When they hear...
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