New Tools for Improving Attendance in Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten

Dec 03, 2019

Pre-K and Kindergarten Children

Photo by Rich Clement

Chronic absenteeism is particularly high for students in pre-kindergarten and kindergarten compared with those in elementary and middle school. For young children to succeed and develop a strong foundation for learning, they must attend school regularly. Check out new resources to help identify and reduce chronic absenteeism from REL Mid-Atlantic:

Most of these resources are included in a user-friendly toolkit meant to help educators, schools, and families. REL Mid-Atlantic partnered with the New Jersey Department of Education on this effort to support the department’s initiative Go-Learn-Grow: Improving the School Attendance of New Jersey’s Youngest Learners.