Research suggests that messaging is a critical part of the solution to Chronic Absence. But providing resources to assist parents in getting their children to school daily is equally important.
On this page you’ll find Flyers addressing Chronic Absence, in English and Spanish. They can be downloaded, printed and shared with family and friends. The way to make attendance more attractive than absence is to emphasize the opportunities for rewarding attendance, rather than elevating the negatives of absence.
You’ll find informative articles and online resources about Chronic Absence at Attendance Works. The United Way of Southeast Michigan’s 2-1-1 service also provides resources and can put you in touch with programs in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, Monroe and Lapeer counties. Inspirational stories and videos addressing Chronic Absence from students, parents and influencers will also be available on this page.
We all win when we make being in school more rewarding than skipping. We all learn from one another. We need to change the conversation. Inspire. Create. Motivate.