Reading Volunteers

In-District Pillar - Attendance

Attendance

Maximizing effectiveness and capacity of partners
working within Fort Worth ISD

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Why Attendance?

MEET CHILDREN WHERE THEY ARE
USE DATA TO DRIVE STRATEGY
COLLABORATE WITH
COMMUNITY PARTNERS
IMPLEMENT AT SCALE
We work in Fort Worth ISD…with school leaders, parent engagement nonprofits, and after-school providers to incentivize attendance for in-person and remote learning.
  • Evaluate data to inform interventions every eight weeks
  • Shift strategies to target students with the greatest needs
  • Measure and track customized strategies to reduce chronic absence
  1. Fort Worth ISD Principals
  2. Fort Worth ISD Parent Partnership Department
  3. Community Partners
  4. Family Engagement Partners
Serving students at 8 elementary school campuses + students in community partner pilot
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Kindergarten and first graders who miss just 10% of school score 60 points below regularly attending students on third-grade reading tests. *
Read Fort Worth reduces chronic absence by ensuring more students are in school more often, providing them increased access to literacy curriculum being taught in their classrooms.
*Source: The Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2013

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