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Chronic Absenteeism: These Schools Struggle With a Big, Often Hidden, Problem

Posted on September 01, 2017

When a large number of students miss school regularly, it affects learning for everyone, even the kids who show up, a new analysis says.

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Local educators combat chronic absenteeism

Posted on August 24, 2017

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Missing two days a month of school is enough to significantly impact your child’s education. Today, school districts across the county will hold a news conference to emphasize the importance of your child being in the classroom.

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Award-winning truancy solution comes to Texas

Posted on August 24, 2017

School Innovations & Achievement, a national pioneer in applying software solutions to closing the achievement gap, announced the opening of a regional sales office in Houston, Texas.

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Letter to the editor: Steady gains over absenteeism

Posted on August 21, 2017

Attention2Attendance partners with KHSD and proudly shares this acknowledgement: In 2016, the California Department of Education recognized KHSD’s notable attendance progress by selecting it as one of nine districts statewide “for implementing a model SARB (Student Attendance Review Board) program to minimize student dropouts and promote student success.”

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Community Voices: Everyone can help with student attendance

Posted on August 20, 2017

It goes without saying that good attendance is central to student achievement and our broader efforts to close the achievement gap. So, we can no longer afford to think of absenteeism as simply an administrative matter for our schools’ front office clerks.

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Winner: 20 Most Promising Campus Tech Solution Providers 2017

Posted on August 11, 2017

Attention2Attendance has done it again - for the fifth year in a row! “We’re thrilled to be named among this year’s 20 Most Promising Campus Tech Solution Providers. That’s always been our mission.”

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Suburban Chicago School District: Attention2Attendance Is “Extremely Promising”

Posted on May 19, 2017

“I think having attendance as one of the key metrics says a lot about both Harper’s and our values,” says Harris, adding “and about why Attention2Attendance is so important to our schools.”

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Long rated by test scores, schools may soon be judged on student absenteeism too

Posted on April 19, 2017

Of the dozen states that have laid out their plans for holding schools accountable under the new federal law known as the Every Student Succeeds Act, 10 are aiming to use chronic absenteeism as a factor in identifying their best and worst schools. So is the District of Columbia.

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