Attendance for Success
Across the country, more than 8 million students are missing so many days of school that they are academically at risk. Chronic absence — missing 10 percent or more of school days due to absence for any reason—excused, unexcused absences and suspensions, can translate into third-graders unable to master reading, sixth-graders failing subjects and ninth-graders dropping out of high school.
Mission: Graduate’s vision is a world-class, seamless, and coordinated education system that provides equitable opportunities for all children and youth to excel and succeed in school, graduate with a post-secondary certificate or degree, and enter a career of their choosing in central New Mexico.
March 30, 2022 Attendance Presentation The Importance of Relationships in Improving Attendance
Feb 2022 Attendance Presentation February 23, 2022 Prioritizing Students and Supporting In-Person and Remote Attendance
Sept. Attendance September 22, 2021 Attendance Guidance for 2021/2022 and CYFD Resources
Teacher Support August 18, 2021 Coping Strategies and Resources from PBS Learning Media
March 17, 2021 Attendance Presentation Student Mental and Emotional Health Part 2. Ali Moore on Connections between Attendance and Supporting Student Mental and Emotional Health (SEL and Attendance Goggle slides), APS Presentation on Demystifying SEL (Demystifying SEL pdf) and MESD CloseGap Presentation
February 24, 2021 Attendance Presentation Student Mental And Emotional Health Part 1. Access the presentation here on google slides. Alamogordo Public Schools shares its approach to Supporting Student Mental Emotional Health.
Our mission is to advance student success and help close equity gaps by reducing chronic absence.
Broadly defined, chronic absence is missing so much school for any reason that a student is at risk of not reading in the early grades, failing middle school classes and dropping out of high school. Chronic absence data is best used for positive problem solving and early intervention rather than punitive action.
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