Leveraging ESSA to Reduce Absenteeism

Leveraging ESSA to Reduce Absenteeism

August 4, 2019

“The Every Student Succeeds Act puts more pressure on schools to ensure their students show up every day,” writes Evie Blad for Education Week. “But when it comes to addressing chronic absenteeism, some educators and policy makers say they are building the plane in the air, relying on a growing body of research about everything from student health and motivation to mentoring to family poverty to find ways to move the needle.” Blad explores a new FutureEd report that looks into “existing strategies state and local decision makers may consider.”