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Title:  The Forum Guide to Collecting and Using Attendance Data
Description: The Forum Guide to Collecting and Using Attendance Data is designed to help state and local education agency staff improve their attendance data practices the collection, reporting, and use of attendance data to improve student and school outcomes. The guide offers best practice suggestions and features real-life examples of how attendance data have been used by education agencies. The guide includes a set of voluntary attendance codes that can be used to compare attendance data across schools, districts, and states. The guide also features tip sheets for a wide range of education agency staff who work with attendance data.
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Cover Date: February 2018
Web Release: February 2, 2018
Publication #: NFES 2017007
Center/Program: NFES
Associated Centers: NCES
Authors: National Forum on Education Statistics
Type of Product: Technical Brief
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Questions: For questions about the content of this Technical Brief, please contact:
Ghedam Bairu.