Elias, M. J. (2019, June 10). A Two-Step Process for Reducing Chronic Absenteeism. Retrieved July 1, 2019.

Removing obstacles to get students in the door is only the first step to combating chronic absenteeism, according to the National School Climate Center. Maurice Elias writes in this article about the first step and shares that creating a welcoming environment that inspires, supports, respects and engages students is the next step.

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