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Chronic Absenteeism: Data, Prevention and Intervention PowerPointPPT presentation to introduce the importance and impact of Chronic Absenteeism, and an introduction to data, preventions and interventions to combat Chronic Absenteeism.
2017-18 Chronic Absenteeism Fact SheetIt differentiates between chronic absenteeism and truancy and the attendance rate, dispels myths about absences, illustrates the "why's" of chronic absenteeism, and suggest what school can do to combat it.
Breaking Barriers to AttendanceInformation from Attendance Works on possible strategies to remove barriers to attendance.
Whole School Strategies that Encourage AttendanceThis is a resource document that lists strategies that can be implemented to encourage regular school attendance. These are whole school strategies that can help create a culture of regular attendance for all students.
Tier 2 Attendance SupportsStrategies, Supports and Interventions to use with small groups to increase student attendance.
Tier 3 Attendance SupportsIntensive, Individual strategies, supports and interventions to increase student attendance.





Graduation/School Redesign
Education Program Consultant

Mike Pounds
(785) 296-3444

Deputy Commissioner
Division of Learning Services
Brad Neuenswander
(785) 296-2303

Career, Standards and Assessment

Scott Smith
(785) 296-3142

Assistant Director
Career and Technical Education

Stacy Smith
(785) 296-0979

Assistant Director
Curricular Standards/Graduation
David Fernkopf
(785) 296-8447

Assistant Director
Beth Fultz
(785) 296-2325

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