Bringing Attendance Home

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Attendance: A Community Imperative

Attendance Works has created this video to explain the problem of chronic absence—its prevalence across the country and its impact on student achievement at every grade level. We also offer solutions that can engage the school and the community in building a culture of good attendance. And we give examples of how communities and school districts are addressing the barriers that keep students from getting to school. To download the video, please use the following Vimeo link:

Frederick County, MD

Frederick County Public Schools released this video on the importance of attendance to recognize September as Attendance Awareness Month.

I’m an Oakland School Kid

The Oakland Unified School District released this music video, “I’m an Oakland School Kid,” to encourage their peers to come to school on time and ready to learn. The video features Marshawn Lynch, former OUSD student and current NFL player for the Seattle Seahawks.

Animated Attendance Infographic

Check out this short video animation that explains why attendance matters in the early grades. The video is an animation of our Attendance Works infographic.

All Day, Every Day

Attendance Awareness Poster Contest Celebration

Winners of the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading’s Attendance Awareness Poster Contest attended Spring Training games featuring the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Get To School – You Can Make It!

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District developed this video about its Get To School – You Can Make It! campaign. The 8-minute video shows how the District mobilized its resources and reached out to community sponsors and foundations to support the initiative.

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