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Chronic School Absenteeism and the Role of Adverse Childhood Experiences
Stempel, Hilary, Mandy A. Allison, Academic Pediatrics, September 2017. Researchers conducted a secondary analysis of data from the 2011–2012 National Survey of Children’s Health including children 6 to 17 years old. They found that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) exposure was associated with chronic school absenteeism in school-age children. To improve school attendance, along with future graduation rates and long-term health,…
How school climate relates to chronic absence: A multi-level latent profile analysis
Van Eck, Kathryn, Stacy R. Johnson. Journal of School Psychology, November 2016. Researchers surveyed 25,776 middle and high school students from 106 urban schools in the United States. The results suggest that school climate shares an important relation with chronic absence among adolescent students attending urban schools.
Multi-Tiered System of Support to Address Childhood Trauma: Evidence and Implications
Gee, Kevin et al. Policy Analysis for California Education, August 2020. When California’s students return to school this fall, schools can play a pivotal role in preventing, assessing, and addressing trauma in order to support students’ well-being. We summarize the existing evidence base on multi-tiered trauma-informed practices that offer increasingly intensive tiers of support.
Restorative Practices in Schools
Passarella, Al. John Hopkins School of Education, May 2017. This research, prepared for the Open Society Institute-Baltimore, examines the current research and looks at restorative practices as a whole-school model. While the research finds that there is some good evidence to suggest that the practice is potentially effective, the empirical research base supporting restorative practices in schools still emerging.
The Arts Advantage: Impacts of Arts Education on Boston students
Bowen, Daniel H., and Kisida, B., EdVestors. This scholarly investigation finds that access to arts education in Boston Public Schools has consistent positive effects on student attendance with effects notably stronger for students who have a history of chronic absenteeism. The study found that arts education increases student and parent school engagement, and has modest effects on student achievement, particularly…
The Thin Blue Line in Schools: New Evidence on School-Based Policing Across the U.S.
Lucy C. Sorensen, et al., Annenberg Institute, Brown University. In this working paper, researchers use national school-level data to estimate the impacts of sworn law enforcement officer (SRO) presence in public schools. The study finds that SROs increase chronic absenteeism, particularly for students with disabilities, and intensify the use of suspensions, expulsions, police referrals, and arrests of students. These latter effects…