Attendance Matters Conference Highlights

For the 2nd year, educators join together to share solutions for chronic absenteeism ThereEveryDay.com On Thursday, October 4, we were thrilled to host our second annual “Attendance Matters” conference in partnership with the School Based Attendance Coalition. More...

Community Spotlight: Attendance

Local organizations work together to remove barriers to good attendance. In the Omaha-Council Bluffs area, approximately 18,500 – or 14 percent of students – are absent enough days throughout the school year that absence alone puts their academics at risk. Of course...

Community Spotlight: Summer Slide

Encouraging students to read in the summer to keep them on track. Did you know when kids are out of school in the summer, they can fall behind and not be as prepared for the next school year? This is called “summer slide,” which can occur because children...

Community Spotlight: Mentoring

Mentoring: we rise by lifting others! January is National Mentoring Month – a time for the community to reflect on how rewarding it can be to devote time to young person and help them achieve their potential. Mentoring provides meaningful connections that impact...