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Research on student attendance

Research shows that poor school attendance is associated with:

Queensland State School Attendance Rate (Semester 1, 2012) by NAPLAN 2012 Scale Score Year 7

QLD State School attendance rate chart

Research into strategies for improving student attendance

Strategies to increase student attendance include:

Examples include:

Research into success of strategies

There is little research into the effectiveness of these strategies on improving student attendance. Schools that have successfully improved attendance tend to use of a range of strategies across the three categories and tailored these to suit the needs of the local community. Their approaches have included:

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