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Attendance for Success

Attendance for Success 2020-10-13T09:59:17-06:00

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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.

 

 

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Our mission is to advance student success and help close equity gaps by reducing chronic absence. Attendance work apple logo

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.

Articles of Interest

Study: In 28 Districts, Middle and High School Students Lose More Than a Year of Learning Due to Suspensions

 

 

Page last updated October 13, 2020