For Schools – Elementary School – Attendance

Thank you for visiting our Attendance Resources Hub. Click a topic below to find ideas and resources for working with families to support student attendance! You can also click the search button at the top and type in a topic you are interested in. Have questions? Contact us at OhioSFEC@osu.edu.

Texting to Improve Attendance

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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Ohio Parents and Caregivers -- Click Here to Apply to be on our Advisory Council in 2021 -- Applications Due November 26, 2020

We are now recruiting Ohio parents and caregivers of Ohio children from birth to grade 12 to be members of our advisory council beginning in January 2021!

Click here to download the English version of the application and share with families in your community.

Click here to download the Spanish version of the application and share with families in your community.

Applications are due by November 26, 2020, and can be emailed as an attachment to OhioSFEC@osu.edu.

To read more about the work of the council, visit our state advisory council web page.