Tag: chronic absenteeism

Article Apr, 2018

3 Superintendent Tips for a Balanced Budget

See three helpful tips to balance your district’s budget from David Bein, an Assistant Superintendent for Business in Illinois.

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March, 2018

3 Ways to Battle Chronic Absenteeism and Why it is SO Important

Nothing can affect a child’s ability to learn more than their attendance. If a child is not at school, they naturally fall behind the rest of their peers. If they miss enough school, the problem can affect student outcomes. Studies show that even missing a few days here and there are enough to have a direct impact on student achievement.

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September, 2016

Superintendent Round-up: Chronic Absenteeism

This week we’re featuring five articles from around the web on one topic. Our topic this week is chronic absenteeism.

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September, 2016

The Effects of Chronic Absenteeism

When you think of problems in our schools, what comes to mind? Bullying? Funding? Standardized Testing? All of these are important and popular to discuss but one that is not talked about much and needs more attention is: Chronic Absenteeism.

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June, 2016

What is Chronic Absenteeism and Why It Matters in 2016

Last week, the U.S. Department of Education released a new report on chronic absenteeism derived from the 2013-2014 Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) survey. The survey examined 95,000 schools across the nation to unveil the striking number of students who are chronically absent each year. By shedding light on this truth, the Department of Education […]

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November, 2015

Reducing Chronic Absenteeism with Positive Behavior Reinforcement

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Education launched an initiative to eliminate chronic absenteeism in U.S. schools. With a goal to take “immediate action to address and eliminate chronic absenteeism by at least 10 percent each year, beginning in the current school year,” schools are likely wondering what resources are available to help them […]

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