Organizations can adopt policies that encourage and support their staff, board and constituents to take an active role in advocating for monitoring, reporting on and addressing chronic absence.
The California School Boards Association worked with Attendance Works to release a brief, advising school boards how to track chronic absence and improve school attendance. The association also released a sample policy on chronic absence.
The California PTA issued a position statement that can serve as a template for other associations.
The Military Child Education Coalition created a guide on attendance policy for military families moving to a new school district.