Chronic Absence in the Early Grades: Presentation to NNIP

Presentation by Hedy Chang, Consultant, Annie E. Casey Foundation
October 2008

Hedy Change produced a report, sponsored by the Casey Foundation, examining chronic absenteeism in several urban areas across the country. Five NNIP partners supplied absenteeism data for the study. In this presentation Hedy describes some of the findings from the report and discuss the challenges of cross-site work on absenteeism. The presentation was a part of a NNIP webinar entitled "The Challenges of Working with Truancy Data".