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THE CALL TO ACTION...ADD YOUR NAME TO THE LIST TODAY!

Last year, 22% of the students in Cohoes missed more than 18 days of school. That's 470 students in grades K-12! Too many students are missing too much school. We believe that if we all work together--schools, families, community groups, business owners and city government, we can reduce chronic absenteeism. Because when it comes to school, #EveryMinuteMatters

 

 

 

 

Definitions:

Chronic absenteeism: Missing 2 days of school a month, which adds up to 18 days (10%) a year.

Good attendance: Missing 9 days (5%) or less a year.

 

Resources for Parents:

tracking attendance at home [PDF]

The 6 Bs that warrant a visit to the nurse [PDF]

Tips for parents to establish good attendance habits [PDF]