Region One Chronic Absenteeism Summit 10/15/15 Summary


Over 170 participants attended the Summit! Participants included representatives from the fifteen school divisions in Region One and their community partners. Feedback was positive and will be used to plan future RVA Chronic Absence Improvement Network meetings with region one school division attendance leads.

Absences Add Up


This analysis of national testing data shows that students with higher absenteeism rates have lower scores on national standardized tests. The good news is poor attendance can be turned around.