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Webinar: AttendaNCe Counts – What are NC School Districts Doing?

September is Attendance Awareness Month. The NC Early Childhood Foundation is hosting a webinar on September 12 from 10-11am to hear the results of chronic absence self-assessment surveys completed by school districts across North Carolina. With help from the North Carolina School Superintendents Association, NCECF asked superintendents to assess their own districts’ attendance policies and practices.  Approximately half of the districts in North Carolina replied to the survey.

They’ll explore the aggregated results of the survey and share bright spots from around the state that offer actionable steps districts can learn from to improve regular school attendance. School districts and community partners will gain knowledge about chronic absence in North Carolina and hear about local strategies to address local causes of chronic absence.

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  • How to audit your state’s CTE program for quality

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  • Test scores are down in NC public schools. What needs to change?

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  • BRIEF Study: One-third of districts are not using highly rated math, English curricula

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  • Why Does the School Day End Two Hours Before the Workday?

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These are the sources EdNC checks every day: The New York Times, Education Week, The Washington Post, The Hechinger Report, Inside Higher Ed, Education Next, Vox, Governing, NPR Ed, The News & Observer and Wake Ed Blog, The Charlotte Observer, Carolina Public Press, The Asheville Citizen-Times, The Winston-Salem Journal, The Fayetteville Observer, The Greenville Daily Reflector, Wilmington-Star News, The Hickory Daily Record, The Durham Herald-Sun, The Greensboro News & Record, The Lexington Dispatch, FOX Breaking News, WRAL, WUNC Radio, The Associated Press, State Government Radio, The Governor's News, The Lieutenant Governor's News, The N.C. General Assembly's News, DPI's News, The Carolina Journal, NC Policy Watch, and NC SPIN. If you have a source you'd like us to consider or an article you think needs to be included, email mrash@ednc.org.


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