Reducing K-12 Absenteeism Effectively: A Plan of Action for Your School
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The chance of a student ranking below his current grade level is almost 2 times higher when he is chronically absent. Students from non-white ethnic backgrounds, low-income homes, ELLs, and students with special needs make up most of this statistic. How can your school address chronic truancy effectively and proactively? Join us for a live, 60-minute webinar to discover:
5 tips for moving from awareness to action: Steps you must take now
Critical strategies for creating an attendance-oriented culture in your school
All about early warning systems: Useful tools to put an end to chronic truancy
Discipline matters: Effective actions & policies you can implement today
Real life examples of schools that have dramatically reduced absenteeism
Absenteeism & Achievement: How to Help Your Students Succeed
Strategies for creating an attendance-oriented culture & policies
Chronic absenteeism & bad behavior: Solutions to minimize the issue
How attendance is linked to reading proficiency: What you must know
Effective Techniques to Reduce Chronic Absenteeism in Your School
Disciplinary actions to take to stop this growing problem
5 steps to set your school up for success & sustainability
Getting the community involved: Ways to motivate & inspire families
School Programs to Increase Attendance: Take Your Efforts to the Next Level
Attendance recovery programs: Tips to pick the right program for your needs
How to track chronic absence & use it to support Early Warning Systems
Real K-12 example to drastically reduce absenteeism in your school
Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!
About The Speaker
Robert Balfanz, PhD, is a co-director of the Everyone Graduates Center and research scientist at the Center for Social Organization of Schools, Johns Hopkins University. He is the co-director of Talent Development Secondary, which is currently working with more than 100 high-poverty secondary schools to develop, implement and evaluate comprehensive whole school reforms. He is also co-operator of the Baltimore Talent Development High School, an Innovation High School run in partnership with the Baltimore City Public School System.
Dr. Balfanz has published widely on secondary school reform, high school dropouts, early warning systems and instructional interventions in high-poverty schools.
His recent work includes Locating the Dropout Crisis, with co-author Nettie Legters, in which they identify the number and location of high schools with high dropout rates and What Your Community Can Do to End its Dropout Crisis.
Dr. Balfanz is the first recipient of the Alliance For Excellent Education's Everyone's a Graduate Award.
Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover how your school can address the growing problem of chronic truancy effectively and proactively.