Mayor's Interagency Task Force on Truancy, Chronic Absenteeism and School Engagement
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Strategic Incentives

Incentives are a terrific way to reward successes and encourage students to continue to make attendance a priority. Below are incentive strategies for various student populations, as well as examples of incentives used by the Task Force.

List of Incentives for Schools and Mentors (in PDF)
How To… Be Creative with Attendance Incentives for K-5 (in PDF)
How To… Be Creative with Attendance Incentives for Middle School (in PDF)
How To… Be Creative with Attendance Incentives for High School (in PDF)

Examples:


Certificate of Recognition for Student (in PDF)

Certificate of Recognition for Parent  (in PDF)


Good News Postcard (in PDF)

Back to School Attendance Drive Pledge (in PDF)

Mayor's Thank You Letter to Success Mentors (in PDF)

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The Challenge

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