Chicago Educator Webinar: Addressing Chronic Absenteeism

This is tagged Resources for School Districts and program categories Fit to Learn, Parents United for Healthy Schools, and Space to Grow. Students who aren’t in school—no matter the reason—can’t learn. In Chicago and across the country, a staggering number of children are chronically absent, often at a very young age and often without attracting attention. While the causes are multi-fold, one stands out as especially significant: student health. Understanding and addressing the health-related factors surrounding chronic absenteeism is a proven strategy for supporting attendance and learning.