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Serving Students Means Promoting Attendance Supports, Not Absenteeism Penalties

When it comes to attendance, every day counts: regular school attendance is one of the most powerful ways we can set students up for success in school and in life. [1] If you follow local DC news, you’ve likely heard discussion of attendance and related community and government officials concerns about the chronic absenteeism of DCPS’ graduating seniors. Though the...

2017 Race for Results Follow-Up: We shouldn’t depend on data for the whole story

The Annie E. Casey Foundation recently released their 2017 Race for Results report , highlighting persistent disparities for children in immigrant families across the country. As a KIDS COUNT grantee, we jointly supported its release by composing our own press release comparing District-level trends and realities to those felt collectively by children of color and children in immigrant families across...