Focus on school attendance now, always – Daily Republic

By Mayrene Bates

If you listen to KUIC radio, you’ve probably heard Solano County Superintendent of Schools Jay Speck making public service announcements about the social and academic risk factors of chronic absence and truancy.

In addition to public service announcements, the attendance awareness campaign also includes the use of Facebook, newspaper editorials, personalized banners for every school, a poster contest and tool kits for every school.

Lisette Estrella-Henderson, associate superintendent for student programs and educational services, recently made a presentation to the county school board and shared some of the research findings on student attendance:

via Focus on school attendance now, always Daily Republic.

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