Mayor's Interagency Task Force on Truancy, Chronic Absenteeism and School Engagement
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National E-Summit Materials

On November 20, 2013, the Truancy Task Force hosted a National E-Summit on Chronic Absenteeism and Student Achievement. Dr. Robert Balfanz from the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins University revealed the findings of an independent evaluation of the program, as well as key action steps for other cities to execute to reduce chronic absenteeism. The presentation and Dr. Balfanz's report are available here:

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The Challenge

Learn what the Task Force is doing to tackle this problem.