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absenteeism Stories

By Gianna Cacciatore 10/26/2021 12:18 PM EDT
Wendy Wei
Ph.D. student Wendy Wei studies how various contextual factors in school, home, and neighborhood promote children's development during early childhood.
By 07/17/2019 2:29 PM EDT
Perfect attendance
New research shows that offering rewards can bring unintended consequences.
By Jill Anderson 02/06/2019 2:50 PM EST
Behavioral scientist Todd Rogers on new (and old) strategies to fight absenteeism and get more students back into the classroom.
By News editor 02/06/2019 8:22 AM EST
Bus driving in rural area
With the launch of a new national initiative and a network of district partners, the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University will partner with rural schools to move the needle on absenteeism and college readiness and enrollment.
By Leah Shafer 05/10/2017 2:39 PM EDT
Parents as Allies in Reducing Absences
Targeting parental beliefs about attendance can get more kids to school, more often.