Archive | Chonic absenteeism

ACNJ testifies on chronic absenteeism

ACNJ’s Cynthia Rice and Peter Chen testified on chronic absenteeism before the Joint Committee on Public Schools at the State House.

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BIG WINS for New Jersey students!

Governor Murphy signed school meals and chronic absenteeism bills into law. These laws will assist students in maximizing their educational potential. Once again, ACNJ’s advocacy efforts have paid off for kids!

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BLOG: How to improve high school attendance? Make it like “grandma’s house” – what high school could learn from preschool

We may not hear much about “love” amid discussions of PARCC testing and career readiness in high schools, but as high school teachers and administrators listen to youth voices, they may find that high schools can learn a surprising amount from early childhood models.

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