Bright Spots

Bright Spot: Greenbrier Springhill Experiments with Broad and Targeted Strategies to Reduce Absences

Greenbrier Springhill Elementary in Greenbrier, Ark. experimented with two, accompanying strategies to reduce chronic absence during the 2017-2018 school year.

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Bright Spot: Booneville Focuses on Chronic Absence for the First

During the 2017-2018 school year, Booneville Elementary in Booneville, Ark. took the first leap into looking at attendance data and devising strategies to tackle chronic absence.

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Bright Spot: Monitor Elementary Tackles Health Issues

Monitor Elementary School in Springdale, Ark. has been tackling chronic absence since 2013 by developing a series of positive, culturally sensitive interactions for its predominantly Latino and Marshallese students.

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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Expands Reach in Arkansas

Every month, more than 16,000 children in Arkansas receive a free book in the mail from one of 47 community affiliates of Dolly Partonメs Imagination Library. That’s an increase of over 6,000 since 2014.

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