What Changes Attendance Relationships. Engagement. Environment.
Relationships Fact: Caring relationships between adult staff and students show a correlation to higher attendance rates and student achievement Benard, 2004; Green, 1998; Steinberg & Allen, 2002;Wimberly, 2002 Benard, 2004; Green, 1998; Steinberg & Allen, 2002;Wimberly, 2002 Need: Trust, Respect, Fairness,
Engagement: Student Fact: Disengagement from school is one of the greatest indicators of chronic absence Northwest Regional Education Laboratory, 2004 Northwest Regional Education Laboratory, 2004 Need: Motivation, Challenge, Support
Engagement: Parent Fact: “…Research has consistently linked family involvement to higher student achievement, better attitudes toward school, lower dropout rates increased attendance, and many other positive outcomes for students, families, and schools.” Henderson & Mapp, 2002 Henderson & Mapp, 2002 Need: Support, Team Spirit, Awareness
Environment Fact: Students do better when schools have high expectations for their students with the support (relationally and academically) for them to reach those expectations Allensworth, de la Torre, Rosenkranz, & Stevenson, 2014 Allensworth, de la Torre, Rosenkranz, & Stevenson, 2014 Need: Clarity, Consistency, Positivity, Goals