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Tuesday, February 12 • 2:00pm - 4:15pm
Promoting Equity by Getting Children to School: One District' s Journey LIMITED

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ESSA requires schools to track chronic absenteeism (CA). We found that our CA rates were high and we knew they reflected a serious equity issue because our students are largely Hispanic (80%), English learners (52%), from low-income households (57%). We thus adopted an evidence-based, multi-tiered system of supports to improve attendance (MTSS). Our model and "lessons learned" will be shared.


Dorota Celinska

Roosevelt University, Chicago
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Patricia Graczyk

Clinical Assistant Professor, The University of Illinois at Chicago
I am interested in helping schools implement an effective and equitable multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) to promote school attendance for all students and address school refusal and chronic absenteeism. . My other interests include helping students with anxiety and the implementation... Read More →

Charles Johns

West Chicago School District 33

Tuesday February 12, 2019 2:00pm - 4:15pm PST
Columbus A/B 414 East North Water Street, Chicago IL