A new publication by Michael Gottfried & Arya Ansari links chronic kindergarten absence to long-term declines in executive functioning. 

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February 2021 report from Attendance Works & the Everyone Graduates Center, with 9 actions for attendance challenges due to COVID-19. 

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Check the latest doctoral dissertations on school attendance and absenteeism, many focused on strategies to improve attendance. 

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A new publication showing the role of teacher attachment and school safety in protecting against absenteeism among victimized youth.    

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Tips from Child Trends, with strategies to virtually support and engage families of young children during COVID-19 and beyond. 

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Free conference on school absenteeism, by Statped (Norway), Valteri (Finland), Aarhus Uni (Denmark), & Magelungen (Sweden).

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Scottish team studied trends in school attendance after first wave of school closures, finding socioeconomic inequalities in absences. 

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A new publication about risk factors for absenteeism; risk factors were reported by young people and teachers. 

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A tips sheet prepared by 'Attendance Works', with tips for improving attendance by speaking with families, guardians and other adults. 

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Hedy Chang, Executive Director of Attendance Works, in discussion with practitioners about tracking participation and attendance.

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