Research indicates that chronic absence negatively impacts literacy development and students who are not reading proficiently by third grade are four times more likely to dropout. Attending school every day, on time, is a critical factor in academic and social success.
Click here to learn more about how you can work with your school and student to develop and maintain good attendance habits.
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Excused absences: (verified):
- death in the family
- medical appointments that cannot be scheduled outside of school hours
- family emergency
- religious holiday
- school-sponsored events
- court appointment
- counseling appointment
- in-school and out-of-school suspension
- family vacations
- employment issues
- cutting classes
Parents are welcome to call the Family and Community Engagement office to get answers to questions about our policies, initiatives and look for help to resolve concerns.
For students in Providence middle schools and high schools that have a Family Truancy Court assigned to their school.
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