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Interactive Chronic Absence Map

date_range 2018
library_books Data tool
lightbulb_outline Pathways to Grade-Level Reading
lightbulb_outline Every Student Succeeds Act
lightbulb_outline Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
attach_file High Quality Early Care and Education
attach_file Physical Health
attach_file Supports for Families
attach_file Regular School Attendance

Find out the chronic absence rate at your child's school, compare rates across NC school districts, or see how NC stacks up against other states, with this interactive chronic absence map from The Hamilton Project.

Webinar Recording – AttendaNCe Counts: What North Carolina Schools Districts are Doing to Reduce Chronic Absence

date_range 2018
library_books Webinar / Video
lightbulb_outline Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
lightbulb_outline Pathways to Grade-Level Reading
attach_file Regular School Attendance

September is Attendance Awareness Month. In this webinar on September 12, we shared the results of chronic absence self-assessment surveys completed by school districts across North Carolina. The presentation explores the aggregated results of the survey and shares bright spots from around the state that offer actionable steps districts can learn from to improve regular school attendance.

Webinar Presentation – AttendaNCe Counts: What North Carolina Schools Districts are Doing to Reduce Chronic Absence

date_range 2018
library_books Presentation
lightbulb_outline Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
lightbulb_outline Every Student Succeeds Act
lightbulb_outline Pathways to Grade-Level Reading
attach_file Regular School Attendance

September is Attendance Awareness Month. In this webinar on September 12, we shared the results of chronic absence self-assessment surveys completed by school districts across North Carolina. The presentation explores the aggregated results of the survey and shares bright spots from around the state that offer actionable steps districts can learn from to improve regular school attendance.

AttendaNCe Counts: What North Carolina School Districts are Doing to Reduce Chronic Absence

date_range 2018
library_books Report/Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
lightbulb_outline Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
lightbulb_outline Every Student Succeeds Act
lightbulb_outline Pathways to Grade-Level Reading
attach_file High Quality Early Care and Education
attach_file Supports for Families
attach_file Regular School Attendance
attach_file Promotion to Next Grade

AttendaNCe Counts: What North Carolina School Districts are Doing to Reduce Chronic Absence provides results of a self-assessment that asked school districts to share which of their attendance policies and practices are strong, and where there are opportunities for improvement. The assessment responses are the self-reported impressions of school district superintendent office staff. Fifty-five out of 115 school districts responded.

What is Chronic Absence (Video)

date_range
library_books Webinar / Video
lightbulb_outline Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
lightbulb_outline Every Student Succeeds Act
lightbulb_outline Pathways to Grade-Level Reading
attach_file High Quality Early Care and Education
attach_file Social-Emotional Health

AttendaNCe Awareness Month Proclamation by NC Governor Roy Cooper

date_range 2018
lightbulb_outline Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
lightbulb_outline Pathways to Grade-Level Reading
lightbulb_outline Every Student Succeeds Act
attach_file Regular School Attendance

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed September 2018 to be Attendance Awareness Month.

In the proclamation, Governor Cooper reminds us that regular school attendance is essential for grade-level reading, academic achievement, and graduation, by giving young students the reading skills they need to achieve, decreasing the likelihood of being retained, and supporting the development of social-emotional skills needed to persist in school.

2018 Chronic Absence Toolkit

date_range 2018
library_books Toolkit
lightbulb_outline Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
attach_file Regular School Attendance

NCECF's new 2018 toolkit to support community partners in highlighting the importance of regular attendance in the early grades.

Parenting Knowledge among First-time Parents of Young Children A Research-to-Practice Brief

date_range 2018
library_books Report/Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
lightbulb_outline Pathways to Grade-Level Reading
lightbulb_outline Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
attach_file Knowledgeable Parents
attach_file Supports for Families

This research-to-practice brief highlights findings from Child Trends’ study of first-time parents of young children (under age 3) and their knowledge about parenting and child development.

Governor Cooper Proclaims July 12 Summer Learning Day

date_range 2018
library_books Press Release
lightbulb_outline Pathways to Grade-Level Reading
lightbulb_outline Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
attach_file Summer Learning

This press release announces Governor Cooper's proclamation that July 12 is Summer Learning Day in North Carolina, highlighting the importance summer plays in children’s school achievement and calling on communities to champion summer learning.

Attendance in the Early Grades: Why it Matters for Reading

date_range 2014
library_books Meeting Material
library_books Report/Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
lightbulb_outline Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
lightbulb_outline Every Student Succeeds Act
lightbulb_outline Pathways to Grade-Level Reading
attach_file School Climate
attach_file Regular School Attendance
attach_file High Quality Early Care and Education

This research brief discusses the research case for literacy and attendance, family attitudes on attendance, and helping families improve attendance.