We believe that youth success in school leads to better communities. In 2011, we formed Attendance Matters!® -- a partnership between the school districts, businesses, and parents in the region to reduce absences and increase the success of our youth.
Attendance Matters!® is registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Use of the service mark must be approved by United Way of Benton & Franklin Counties.
Attendance Works Resources (link)
Attendance Works is a national initiative to reduce chronic absence that provides resources for educators. Resources can be used without express permission. Click the link above to access a continuously updated database of sample messaging, posters, incentive ideas, and much more to help take your attendance program to the next level.
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