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Jul 02

Student Absenteeism: The Elephant in Your Building

If you have not had an opportunity to read Mel’s latest NASSP blog, The Principal Difference regarding student absenteeism, it is well worth reading about and rethinking it’s impact.

The entry is based on an event in Washington D.C entitled “Absenteeism in the Middle Grades: The Prevalence, the Impact and Turning it Around.”  Student attendance issues cross all grade level boundaries, therefore the content of the conference is applicable in all schools.

If you would like to access this information, please go to: 

 http://nasspblogs.org/principaldifference1/2013/07/absenteeism-the-prevalence-the-impact-and-turning-it-around/