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Every Day Counts: 6 Tips to Improve Attendance

Every Day Counts: 6 Tips to Improve Attendance

Attending school has a big impact on student success. Here are six tips for getting to school and learning more.

  • Bedtime Routine: Switch off electronics 30 minutes before sleep.
  • Address Anxiety: Discuss any school worries with teachers or counselors.
  • Prepare Nightly: Choose clothes and pack bags the night before. 
  • Backup Plans: Have alternatives for getting to school, like neighbors and family members.
  • Sick Days: Stay home only for true illness.
  • Schedule Smart: Book appointments and trips outside of school time.

Read more about the importance of attendance. Please let your student's teacher know how we can support you so your student can show up for school every day on time.