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The costs of chronic absences

Posted on June 03, 2014

Al Sandrini: It’s unfortunate that when people talk about truancy or school absences it is always through the prism of lost funding to schools. There is a much larger, dangerous and destructive effect of truancy/chronic absences I choose to address: the impact of students not learning.

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Pasadena Unified School District’s efforts to fight truancy paying off

Posted on June 01, 2014

PASADENA – A school district-wide push to combat truancy appears to be paying off, according to truancy data obtained by this news organization.

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District: 32 percent of kindergartners chronically miss school

Posted on May 24, 2014

BARSTOW • Barstow Unified School District, with the help from a program called Attendance2Attendance, is working to change the culture within its schools when it comes to students missing school days.

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State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces 2014 Model Attendance Improvement Programs

Posted on May 06, 2014

SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today that six programs in California schools have been designated as models of attendance improvement and dropout prevention by the State School Attendance Review Board (SARB).

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My Word: Program designed to help fight truancy in Hayward

Posted on April 08, 2014

Fifty percent - That was the truancy rate among Hayward students, and it’s the highest in Alameda County. Last year, about 44 percent of high school students were chronically absent, missing at least 10 percent of their class periods. These numbers are unacceptable, and they have to change.

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Visalia school unveils new cost-cutting solar structures

Posted on March 18, 2014

Another SI&A partnership that is helping California schools: Visalia Unified is going green. On Friday, the district unveiled new solar structures on one campus that will cut down on costs.

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20 Most Promising Education Technology Solution Providers of 2013

Posted on December 04, 2013

CIOReview Magazine names School Innovations & Achievement as one of 2013’s 20 Most Promising Education Solution and Consulting Providers of 2013.

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Education Technology Special Issue; CIOReview, December 2013

Posted on December 04, 2013

School Innovations & Achievement was named among the 20 Most Promising Education Technology Solution Providers in the CIOReveiw’s December 2013 Education Technology Special Issue

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