5/28 Webinar: Enlisting Allies


Have you considered enlisting additional allies in your community’s efforts to improve attendance? While most efforts begin naturally and logically with parents and school leaders, there are a...
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Launching Attendance Awareness Campaign 2014


Attendance Awareness Month doesn’t arrive until September, but we’re launching preparations today with the release of a revised Count Us In! toolkit and a new website exclusively for...
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Vernon, CT: Driving With Data Reduces Chronic Absence


Students form habits – including good school attendance – at an early age. So it was particularly disconcerting for the central Connecticut town of Vernon to discover that 16 percent of its...
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April 8: Count Us In (Again)!


Launching the 2014 Attendance Awareness Campaign Can we mark you “present”? America’s Promise Alliance, Attendance Works, the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, Points of Light and United Way...
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New Britain: Nipping Chronic Absence in the Bud


More elementary-school students are consistently showing up for classes in New Britain, Connecticut, thanks to the public school district’s concerted effort to identify students who are chronically...
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