For Families & Community Partners that Work with Families.
School guides for the collection and tracking of student attendance, and practices to encourage good attendance and reduce absenteeism.
For Networks and Attendance Teachers.
A study of NYC data finds that previously chronically absent students who are provided with mentors gained on average 9 more days of school. (Read more about it.)
A study of NYC data finds changes in attendance in middle grades are as predictive as test scores for being on-track in high school. (Read more about it.) Data from multiple states have consistently found chronic absenteeism to be among the strongest predictors of dropping out of high school. (Read more about it.)Children from low-income families chronically absent in kindergarten had the lowest levels of achievement in fifth grade. (Read more about it.)Visit AttendanceWorks.org