Chronic Absenteeism

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  • Chronic Absence

    Good attendance is essential to student achievement! Research shows that absences add up and that good attendance is essential to student achievement and graduation. Whereas, chronic absence and truancy can be lead to school drop-out, academic failure and juvenile delinquency. By removing barriers to attendance, districts, schools and community partners can improve attendance.

  • Promising Practices to Reduce Chronic Absence

  • Reducing Chronic Absence in Connecticut's Schools

    School district administrators can use this framework to plan and implement preventions and interventions that will help reduce chronic absence in prekindergarten through Grade 12.