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Taking attendance seriously in the new Civil Rights Data Collection

It was the second time that all public schools in the U.S. were required to report the share of its students who were chronically absent, in this case missing three or more weeks of school. Until two years ago, the national scope of chronic absenteeism had been unknown because most schools were not measuring it and few states were reporting it.

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Reducing Student Absenteeism in the Early Grades by Targeting Parental Beliefs

Challenging parent misconceptions about absenteeism can significantly boost student attendance, says a new study in the American Educational Research Journal.

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Research: Effective Communication Can Reduce Absenteeism 10 Percent

Telling parents that absences matter and offering suggestions for eliminating them reduces absenteeism by as much as 10 percent, according to a new study from researchers at Harvard and Berkeley.

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