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Addressing school absenteeism

Schools can use a number of strategies to monitor and improve student attendance rates.

By developing a positive school culture, communicating high expectations of attendance with students and families, monitoring student absences and attendance and providing intervention and support, schools can assist students to attend school all day, every school day.

Providing intervention and support
Developing a positive school culture
Communicating high expectations of attendance
Recording and following up student absences
Monitoring student attendance

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This page was last reviewed on 06 Sep 2013

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Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

Managing Student Absences and Enforcing Enrolment and Attendance at State Schools

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