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Title: How to Text Message Parents to Reduce Chronic Absence Using an Evidence-Based Approach
Description: Chronic absence is a nationwide problem, even among young students. A recent Institute of Education Sciences (IES) study found that a carefully designed text messaging strategy improved attendance in elementary schools. Based on the study, this guide provides districts with information and tools for carrying out their own evidence-based attendance text messaging.
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Cover Date: December 2021
Web Release: December 2, 2021
Publication #: NCEE 2022001
Center/Program: NCEE
Type of Product: How-To Guide
Questions: For questions about the content of this How-To Guide, please contact:
Meredith Bachman.