AttendanceWorks partnered with TeachingReady to create the Teaching Attendance Curriculum a research-based, educational program designed to equip school leaders, teachers and school support staff with an understanding of the issue, as well as the guidance and resources they need to reduce chronic absences in grades K-12. Module 3 focuses on Using Data for Intervention and …
When looking at why students miss school, go straight to the source and ask them! Gathering the data will help to create the proper interventions to support your school community. The survey, Reasons for Chronic Absenteeism Among Secondary Students, by Amber Humm Brundage and Jose Castillo at the University of South Florida shows the most common …
Creating a culture that values good attendance is important and consistency is a key part of that. Communication about this important issue must be ongoing. This presentation shares both a sample family event calendar and communication calendar on pages 16-17 with suggestions for each month to help you map out your year of attendance outreach.
Check out this guide from Child Nutrition Outreach Program (CNOP) on how to start or expand a breakfast program across your school or district. The guide includes ways to create a grab and go breakfast or a more traditional program.
Panorama gives a toolkit for building and maintaining a sense of connection, even if schools or classrooms have to move to remote instruction.
This list of connecting activities from Edutopia can help teachers build a culture of belonging within their classrooms.
Download this free attendance tracking tool from Attendance Works. Note that there is one that’s suited for schools and another for district use.
Attendance Works has a COVID-19 attendance guide that schools and districts may find helpful in figuring out what attendance challenges students face and how schools might help address those challenges.
Regional Education Laboratory (REL) created this easy seven step process to implement early warning indicators in a school or across a district.
Education Next published this article with examples of messages one district used for post cards, with remarkable results.