A study of truancy among ethnic minority groups. The authors note that effective policy to reduce truancy needs understanding of the factors affecting truancy.
A US team reviewed characteristics of youths who experience truancy; they suggest policies & practices contribute to the school-to-prison-pipeline for black & Latinx youths.
Youths with a mental disorder, neurodevelopmental disorder, or self-harm more likely to be absent or excluded.
'American Educational Research Association' and 'Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development' offer a free webinar on November 29th, about schooling during a pandemic.
An article by English & Swedish scholars exmaines learning loss due to school closures during the pandemic.
A US team studied school engagement (from attendance to preparation for class) for low-income students, with implications for students, practitioners, & policymakers.
A new essay describes recessive truancy (students appear to be 'online' but not actively participating in class) as a factor affecting online teaching and learning.
The 2nd Nordic Conference on School Absenteeism will be held online on Wednesday 10th November 2021. Presentations are in English.
A report by Donald Braman and co-authors describes efforts to encourage families to engage with community-based organizations to increase school attendance.
Attendance Works provides examples of 'foundational supports', the building blocks schools use to promote school attendance.
Just three weeks until the 2022 INSA Conference in the Netherlands. Check out the full program now on the conference website, registrations still open.
'Unlearning school attendance', a new paper from Christopher Kearney and Carolina Gonzalvez, free access below.