Read about stories from the AllHere blog about school attendance and chronic absenteeism.
Housing insecurity is by far the greatest predictor of students’ chronic absenteeism from school. Researchers have issued many reports about the adverse effects of homelessness—such as this particularly extensive report in Michigan. It notes that: Unhoused students have the highest rates of chronic absenteeism of any group. Forty percent of them were chronically absent in […]
Guest Blog Authored by: Phillip Shaver, VP of Client Success, AllHere While writing this post, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted school operations in the United States for 18 months. Many school systems across the country remained closed from March 2020, through the 2020/2021 school year, and plan to have all students return in-person during the […]
On September 24th, AllHere Education hosted a webinar in conjunction with Education Week. The webinar featured Dr. Mike DeArmand and Dr. Peter Begrman, and was hosted by Kristen Diamond and Joanna Smith of AllHere. In recognition of Attendance Awareness Month, the team set out to share valuable insights around evidence-based intervention strategies.
Hi! My name is De’Ajha West. I recently graduated High School and am serving as a Summer Intern at AllHere. As a marketing intern at AllHere, this experience has opened my eyes to the staggering issue of absenteeism that school districts face across the country. Absenteeism can often go unnoticed, and it isn’t talked about […]
As of mid-September, schools across the U.S. are officially back in session. Not coincidentally, September is also Attendance Awareness Month. Getting students into the habit of coming to class every day matters: Research shows that attendance patterns within the first month of school set the stage for the rest of the year. Taking action to […]
As the new academic year begins, the environment is—once again—unlike any other. Many teachers are entering the classroom without trepidation rather than optimism. Administrators, teachers, and staff are the foundation of great schools. They unlock students’ academic, social, and emotional development. Yet one in five new administrators leave their jobs within the first five years. […]
During back-to-school season, staff and teachers handle huge amounts of information that families need to ensure their child’s success and stay engaged in the school community. Even so, parents often feel unsure of where to turn—especially after hours. As we know, parents and children often only see each other in the evenings when everyone is […]
This year, the back to school season is hardly a return to “normal” as districts contend with the rise of the Delta variant of the coronavirus. Concerns around missing students, learning loss, and protocols to protect the health of students and teachers are top of mind for every school leader across the country. The “new […]
AllHere Advisory Board Launches with Top Leaders from Research and Education Advisory Board brings together top education leaders and researchers to determine future applications of conversational AI in K-12 and improve student education outcomes Boston, MA, August 4, 2021 — AllHere, the leading provider of AI-powered solutions to improve K-12 student outcomes, is forming the […]
School districts in Messina, New York, and Lansing, Michigan, introduced new members of their communications teams to parents and students last year: Mini and Raider. The newcomers are AllHere chatbots the districts implemented to address specific student and family participation goals. In a District Administration webinar on July 20, leaders from both districts joined AllHere […]
As summer break winds down and schools prepare for back-to-school professional development with their educators, finding the best way to engage families is a hot topic. In a previous blog, we highlighted a report from one of the leading voices in the family engagement field, Karen L. Mapp, Senior Lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School […]
Working within education systems for many years has shown us just how important it is to support families along their child’s path to and through school. What makes this so challenging is that no two paths are exactly the same. To learn more about each individual’s path, educators have begun to embrace family engagement as […]