Attendance Support

Although irregular attendance is often treated as a matter of compliance, complex factors impact whether or not a student chooses to come to school. When teachers and counselors use practices that help students feel visible in their school communities, attendance and engagement improve.

This sessions in this series focus on understanding the underlying reasons behind chronic absenteeism, using attendance data to target support for students, and implementing research-based practices that motivate students to improve their attendance.


Explore factors that influence student attendance and research-based practices that motivate students to improve attendance.


Learn about data-driven strategies that help teachers notice patterns, uncover reasons why students may be disengaged, and plan for support


Consider how schools can create system-wide maps and use specific roles within the school to improve attendance