Barclay Parents Get INVOLVED!  #54ALL PAWS IN !

Sep

21

2015

Barclay Parents Get INVOLVED! #54ALL PAWS IN !

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By: Ms. Alexis Arellano, Media Specialist Here at the Community School of Barclay Elem/Middle, we try to get the community involved as much as possible!!! We have recruited parent volunteers to assist with our Tardy Book. As tardy students arrive they tell the parent volunteer their name to be checked...

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It’s time to Show Up!

Sep

17

2015

It’s time to Show Up!

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By: Christine Harris, Center for Supportive Schools Attendance is an essential ingredient of academic success and chronic absence often spikes in the 9th grade. This year, 12 high schools across Baltimore City will implement Peer Group Connection (PGC) to help engage 9th grade students and inspire them...

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Armistead Gardens Blog

Sep

16

2015

Armistead Gardens Blog

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By: Erika Cardona, Community School Coordinator, Armistead Gardens Armistead Gardens Community School knows that in order to have successful students, we need them to be at school on time, every day. Last year, we worked hard to bring attendance initiatives to our school that made school fun and exciting...

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The A B Cs of Attendance

Sep

15

2015

The A B Cs of Attendance

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By:Barb Bartels, Baltimore City Head Start For many families coming to an early childhood program means letting go of their very young child for the first time. This may produce a large amount of ANXIETY for both child and parent. We, at Head Start, try to combat this anxiety in a number of ways. First...

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MDLC

Sep

14

2015

MDLC

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By: Pat Halle, Maryland Disability Law Center Removing barriers to attendance for students with disabilities takes a coordinated effort. When community members understand the legal rights of children with disabilities related to their schooling and when they know who they can call for help, they can...

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Experience Corps

Sep

11

2015

Experience Corps

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By: Bill Romani, AARP Foundation Experience Corps One of the most effective best practices to insure that children attend school regularly is to make sure that there is a consistent caring adult in the classroom that the child knows will miss them when they are not in school.  AARP Foundation Experience...

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The Power of One

Sep

10

2015

The Power of One

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By: Heidi Stevens A few years ago a dozen or so members of an east Baltimore church volunteered to knock on the doors of neighborhood elementary school students who were severely chronically absent. The more doors they knocked on, the more they realized the value in helping students attend school on...

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Build Strong Children

Sep

9

2015

Build Strong Children

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By: Malika Jones, Abilities Network “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men”.-Frederick Douglass Exposing children to various ideas and concepts will impact their lives into adulthood. The Cherry Hill Early Learning Action Coalition (CHELAC) holds this quote to be true as...

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Never Late Nate: Helping Pre-K and K Students Get to School On Time Every Day.

Sep

8

2015

Never Late Nate: Helping Pre-K and K Students Get to School On Time Every Day.

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Wide Angle Youth Media’s Design Team is an after-school program that offers 12 high school students the opportunity to gain advanced graphic design and media training while developing their public speaking, leadership, and marketing skills. Participants meet 4-6 hours a week during the academic year...

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Attend, Eat, Learn!

Sep

2

2015

Attend, Eat, Learn!

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By: Ellie Mitchell, Maryland Out of School Time Network When one thinks about the benefits of attending school regularly, often what comes to mind are academic outcomes: building skills, reading on grade level, grade promotion. While these are all critically important, there is another important benefit...

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