School Attendance is Important!
The effects of chronic absence are staggering. Students who are chronically absent in kindergarten and first grade are less likely to read proficiently by the time they finish third grade. By sixth grade, chronic absence becomes an early warning sign that a student may drop out of high school, a Baltimore study found. Read more. Infographic Parent video (attachment)
What can a parent do? Lots! Check out some basic tips to keep on top of your child's regular school attendance.