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Build Trust with Families Through Attendance Letters

Every school in Ohio sends letters home to families every year. One such letter received by families lets a family ...
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Cover of Can Texting Parents Improve Attendance in Elementary School? A Test of an Adaptive Messaging Strategy

Texting to Improve Attendance

Schools need cost-effective strategies to improve student attendance. New research shows text messages from schools (and specifically teachers) to families ...
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Reduce Absences in Early Grades with Personalized Postcards

Reduce Absences in Early Grades with Personalized Postcards

"Proving Ground works with education organizations—including school districts, state education agencies, and charter management organizations—to identify and test interventions designed ...
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Low Cost Attendance Intervention Involving Families

Low Cost Attendance Intervention Involving Families

This article from the Harvard Graduate School of Education contains insight from research into low-cost interventions schools can use to ...
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Get 2 School: Resources in Ohio to reduce chronic absenteeism

Student success starts with school attendance. The Get 2 School Network is committed to providing Ohio’s educators, students, parents, families ...
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Report Card Resources

Report Card Resources

Ohio School Report Cards give your community a clear picture of the progress of your district and schools in raising ...
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