Absenteeism is Skyrocketing!Articles Addressing Kids Not in SchoolWe Are Losing A Generation!!

Absenteeism is Skyrocketing!

As Absenteeism Skyrockets, Schools Get Creative About Luring Back Lost Students

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Articles Addressing Kids Not in School

A listing of articles and resources with additional information on kids not attending school.

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We Are Losing A Generation!!

Unless they get all children and young people back to school, keep them in class, and recover the central elements of learning, this generation could lose $10-15 trillion in wages.

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WEF-USA Ambassadors Have Been Identified in 30 States

Help your State Ambassador find and help all kids attend school! Educational leaders are becoming concerned about the number of students who are not attending school in their state. The US data show 9.5% of our student population (aged 3-17) are not attending any type of school (public, private, home school). We know the potential […]

2020 ACS School Enrollment Data

Tabular data are shown from the American Community Survey (ACS) conducted by the US Census Bureau. The 2020 data is a summary of surveys conducted over the a 5 year period (2016-2020). Each table contains the following data: Population of School-Age Children in the 3-17 yr old and 5-17 year old age ranges. For each […]

More than 168 million schoolchildren globally missed out on learning in class

The United Nations has published a report on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on primary and secondary education. More than 168 million schoolchildren globally missed out on learning in class, as schools in some 14 countries remained largely shut for almost an entire year due to coronavirus-related lockdowns, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported. […]

What Can I Do?

Join your local, state or national initiatives focused on kids not attending school. Contact your state and federal elected representatives and ask them to become aware of this issue and take action. Write a Letter to the Editor sharing your insights and vision for how all children can be attending school.