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June 10, 2016

How One District Reached Parents to Reduce Chronic Absenteeism

A Michigan school district is urging parents to make sure their children have fewer than five absences a year.

May 22, 2013

New Toolkit Gives Pointers on Parent Engagement and Attendance

A new toolkit to engage parents in improving students' attendance in schools was released on May 20 by Attendance Works, a national and state initiative that promotes better policy and practice around school attendance.

April 03, 2013

R.I. Partnership Takes On Issue of Chronic Absences

Parents and community groups join forces in Providence, R.I., to reduce chronic absenteeism; 32 percent of students missed at least a month of school in 2011.



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