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How do you promote good attendance at school?
Last Updated: 2nd March, 2020
- Make school a welcoming and engaging place.
- Connect with at-risk students.
- Involve parents.
- Award PBIS points for attendance achievements.
- Focus on attendance schoolwide.
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Subsequently, one may also ask, what is good attendance at school?
An attendance rate of 95% is generallyconsideredgood; this allows for children to miss 9.5 daysacross theschool year. Persistent absence (PA) is defined asanattendance rate of 90% or below.
Likewise, how can the preschool educator promote and support good attendance? Not only will good attendance helpbuildgood habits for the children, it can alsohelpalleviate academic problems later on. It can take daysandeven weeks to then teach the child that skills andcatchthem up. By that time, they have missed other skills. If theyfallbehind too much, they may never fully catch up.
Just so, why is good attendance important in school?
The attendance rate is importantbecausestudents are more likely to succeed in academics when theyattendschool consistently. It's difficult for the teacherand theclass to build their skills and progress if a large numberofstudents are frequently absent. School budgets maysufferwhen students don't attend.
What are the ways to avoid absenteeism in school?
3 strategies for reducing chronic absenteeism in schoolsanddistrict-wide
- Nurture a culture of attendance. Set a measurable goalforimproved attendance.
- Catch problems early.
- Create a more positive school culture and a focus onengaginginstruction.