Hedy Chang from 'Attendance Works' posted 7 tips for schools to reduce chronic absenteeism, with a focus on monitoring attendance. 

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This article presents the important role of school counsellors in supporting school students during and beyond the COVID pandemic. 

ARTICLE

33 studies were reviewed by Sallyanne Marlow & Neelofar Rehman, showing positive family processes influence school attendance.

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Holland Banse and colleagues examined family involvement, based on efforts to help children be prepared for school, tardiness, & absence. 

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Access questionnaires used to understand school attendance problems; available in several languages; more coming online. 

QUESTIONNAIRES 

A paper in Educational Policy by Joshua Childs and Richard Lofton; they discuss the complex root causes of chronic absenteeism. 

SUMMARY

Roisin Devenney & Catriona O'Toole report on education professionals' views on school refusal, urging wider discussion on social justice. 

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INSA and Continuity in Education are hosting a call for papers on supporting young people through disruptions.

FINAL CALL

Jacob Kirksey and Michael Gottfried highlight the role 'Breakfast After-the-Bell' can have in addressing current policy about absenteeism. 

PUBLICATION

INSA warmly welcomes Georgine Aerts as support for administration and communication. Email info@insa.network

MEET GEORGINE 

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