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Maximizing Attendance in Expanded Learning Time Schools and Out-of-School Programs

  • Topics

    Increased Learning Time > Maximize Attendance > Overview & Tools
  • Grade Level

    Intermediate (4-6), Middle School (6-8), Primary (K-3)

  • Author

    Doing What Works

Some out-of-school programs, including after-school, weekend, and summer programs, face challenges maximizing attendance among students who would most benefit from the program. Additionally, student absenteeism and truancy can hinder the effects of adding time to the school day. This overview describes strategies for promoting regular student attendance.