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Author: Holly Prior

Q&A With Hedy Chang of Attendance Works – Part 1

January 2, 2013 All Articles, Nonprofits and Communities Tags: , , , , , 0 Comments

Hedy Chang is the Director of Attendance Works, a national and state level initiative aimed at advancing student success by addressing chronic absence. A skilled presenter, facilitator, researcher and writer, she co-authored the seminal report, Present, Engaged and Accounted for: The Critical Importance of Addressing Chronic Absence in the Early Grades, as well as numerous other articles about student attendance. Last month, I blogged about […]

Getting to the Bottom of Chronic Absence

November 8, 2012 All Articles, Nonprofits and Communities Tags: , , , , 0 Comments

With the election behind us, having taken up so much social-building time, energy and oxygen from our collective efforts in reforming our communities, it’s time to once again roll up our sleeves and look afresh at how to go about building a better tomorrow for our nation’s youth. There’s a lot to do just now—especially […]