Truancy Information and Solutions

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PA Dept of Education

2020 - 2021 Attendance Guidelines

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Distance Learning Troubleshooting:

Solutions to Some of Our Most Asked Questions.

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Attendance Playbook: Smart Solutions for Reducing Chronic Absenteeism in the COVID Era

  • Addressing Attendance Barriers in COVID-19 and Beyond

    Review the power point shared during our webinar with the Education Law Center, HUNE and the PEAL Center.

  • ELC Truancy and School Attendance Fact Sheet

    This fact sheet, created by the Education Law Center, answers frequently asked questions about school attendance and truancy.

  • School Attendance Improvement Plan Form

    View a sample School Attendance Improvement Plan (SAIP) form. This form, or one containing similar information, should be used in partnership with the family and school to help improve a child's ability to attend school.

  • Truancy: Understanding your Rights

    Our friends at the PEAL Center devoted an entire newsletter to the topic of truancy. Find guidance on your rights and suggestions for adapting your child's IEP to allow for appropriate absences.

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