Everyone has a role to play when it comes to making sure every student is in school every day. By working together, the entire school community can create a school climate that makes school a place that students want to be – and a place where teaching and learning can thrive.
To improve student attendance, all members of the school community need to collaborate to develop a multidimensional plan that fosters a positive school climate and engages all students and families. A successful plan will incorporate(Adapted from www.attendanceworks.org)
This toolkit consists of research-based, best practice strategies that support school efforts to tackle chronic absence. Many of these strategies can be implemented by any member of the school community for students at all grade levels.
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