Supporting Parents and Incentivizing Students to Attend Class

Education positively shapes wellbeing—it is fundamental to economic mobility and reducing socioeconomic and political inequalities. As America recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic and the longstanding damage caused by structural racism—quality education and schools have become even more central to shaping equitable opportunities and societies for people of color.  Research emphasizes the lifelong impact of education […]

The Impact of Chronic Absenteeism and CHWs/Promotores-Based Solutions

According to a study done by the U.S. Department of Education (USED) in 2015 -2016, over 16% of students in the USA were chronically absent in schools. Chronic absenteeism is a systemic and “hidden” American problem that has existed for decades. 1  Like most disparities, chronic absenteeism has skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic, with some […]