Articles from 2011

Community celebrates improved attendance at Wasco Elementary

Posted by admin on October 25, 2011

With former State Superintendent of Schools Jack O’Connell presiding, students and staff were honored for reaching a nearly perfect 98.1 percent attendance mark during the first week of April – considered a new record for the Wasco Union Elementary District.

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Attendance success at Stockton Unified wins community attention

Posted by admin on October 12, 2011

In an effort to improve graduation rates and enhance dropout prevention, Stockton Unified reports reducing absenteeism by 37,000 learning days last year. Their efforts were supported by an attendance management system from School Innovations & Advocacy.

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Gerry Shelton Named Vice President Of Education Policy At School Innovations & Advocacy

Posted by admin on September 27, 2011

Gerry Shelton, chief education consultant to the California State Assembly, has been named Vice President of Education Policy at School Innovations & Advocacy.

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SFUSD Plans To Increase Attendance with A2A

Posted by admin on August 25, 2011

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SF Unified, SPI Torlakson celebrate SI&A’s attendance system

Posted by admin on August 15, 2011

San Francisco Unified announces landmark anti-truancy partnership with School Innovations & Advocacy to reduce absenteeism, generate revenues and improve test scores.

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SI&A’s Peter Birdsall named executive director at CCSESA

Posted by admin on August 10, 2011

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Superintendent O’Connell headlines school budget briefing for uncertain fiscal times

Posted by admin on July 25, 2011

Former State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell leads an in-depth analysis of the newly-adopted state budget Tuesday morning at the Sacramento County Office of Education in Sacramento.

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The Future of Education - Darrel Steinberg

Posted by admin on May 18, 2011

President Pro Tem Darrel Steinberg recently delivered a speech on the future of education in California to the Sacramento Press Club. It is reprinted here with his permission.

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