The Early Childhood Absenteeism Study examines DC public school data to identify patterns of absenteeism across preschool and prekindergarten classrooms and schools. The results will inform DC’s efforts to reduce absenteeism and achieve its school readiness goals. It will also provide the information needed to further investigate the causes of these patterns.
- Improving Prekindergarten Attendance: School-Level Strategies for Messaging, Engaging Parents, and Responding to Absences in Four DC Public Schools
- Does Attendance in Early Education Predict Attendance in Elementary School? An Analysis of DCPS’s Early Education Program
- Absenteeism in DC Public Schools Early Education Program