Promising Approaches

Attendance Works -- What Works section
Includes key strategies for reducing chronic absence in school sites, key ingredients for systemic change, and success stories from programs and communities across the country.

Reducing Chronic Absenteeism: Every Day Counts!
Video for practitioners from REL West featuring 3 Utah schools' successful practices.

Tackling Chronic Absenteeism in High School Grades (March 2016)
Dr. Robert Balfanz from John Hopkins University presents work on the often overlooked prevalence and role of chronic absenteeism in low-performing schools.
Event archive (Salt Lake City): Every Day Counts Policy Forum
Hedy Chang's presentation and national practitioner panel for school/district promising practices.
A New School Year Brings Renewed Focus On Attendance
National Public Radio story on the big problems with attendance.