Behind every student absence is a story. Behind chronic absenteeism data are the daily challenges of teachers, families and children.
Blog: Accountability measure in New Jersey’s ESSA plan underscores importance of improving attendance
By Adrienne Hill, Peter Chen, and Cynthia Rice A new school year often represents a fresh start for learning. But in the Garden State, far too many students will not reach their full potential due to excessive absences. Kids who miss two or more days during the first month of school are more likely to […]
September is Attendance Awareness Month! Let’s help school districts, community members, and parents make every school day count.
See what some school districts have done to step up and address chronic absenteeism.