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Attendance Awareness Month and Learning Earnings: An Interview with Adam Pearson

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on September 08, 2016

Topics: Positive Reinforcement, K-12 Education, Education Technology

Over 6 million students were chronically absent in the 2013-2014 school year. Which means that those students missed 15 days or more in a single school year! 

During the month of September, Attendance Awareness Month, many are shedding light on the growing epidemic of student absences. Chalkable has given resources to highlight attendance issues in your classroom, quotes to share on social media to spread awareness, and today we are sharing a solution to introduce at your school. 

TheLearning Earnings Achievement Program combats chronic absenteeism and improves student achievement through an incentive-based program. To fully understand how the program works and how it can positively impact your school, we interviewed one of the innovators behind the Learning Earnings program, Adam Pearson (AP).

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10 Quotes and Facts to Tweet For Attendance Awareness Month

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on September 07, 2016

Topics: Positive Reinforcement, Education Trends, K-12 Education, Education Technology

As you know, September is Attendance Awareness Month, a month dedicated to showing how attendance is essential to school success. Absences, excused and unexcused, can quickly add up to cause academic trouble.

So in an effort to continue spreading the importance of reducing chronic absenteeism, we have put together some riveting facts and quotes that we hope you will share. By sharing the photos you will be saying that you agree that attendance is important, and will hopefully be inspiring others to think the same!

So choose your favorites, and share away!

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September Is Attendance Awareness Month!

Posted by Amy Daly on September 06, 2016

Topics: Positive Reinforcement, Education Trends, K-12 Education, Education Technology

September is an exciting month for students, parents, and everyone involved in education. It’s the first official month of the school year and all students have a clean attendance record. Now is a great opportunity for students, parents, and educators to set up positive school habits that enable great school attendance throughout the school year, and for many years to come. That’s why September has been named Attendance Awareness Month, and we’re excited to celebrate and support the fourth annual campaign to improve school attendance nationwide.

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Chalkable Announcements: Learning Earnings Now Has a Mobile App!

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on August 25, 2016

Topics: Positive Reinforcement, K-12 Education, Education Technology

Students of all ages in K-12 classrooms have seen the impressive results of their teachers and schools introducing positive student behavior programs.

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Reduce High School Suspensions, Save Communities Billions

Posted by Sarah Renner-Pugh on July 26, 2016

Topics: Positive Reinforcement, K-12 Education, Education Technology

The long-term costs of high school suspensions are too great -- $35 billion annually. Earlier this summer, the UCLA Center for Civil Rights Remedies at UCLA’s Civil Rights Project released a report that quantifies the economic cost of suspending students.

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