February 23, 2024
5 Strategies for Getting Ahead of the Spring Slide
The Spring Slide refers to the lower attendance and loss of academic progress that can occur as students become distracted with warmer weather and the fast approaching end to the school year. But all hope is not lost. There are plenty of initiatives and campaigns you can try to beat the spring slide and ensure that students continue to attend and engage in learning through the end of school year. Read on to discover five strategies to beat the Spring Slide, including some bonus tips that you can leverage throughout the year from our partners at Elk Hills Elementary School District in California!Read More >
February 16, 2024
FREE Spring Slide Session March 6 at Noon PT!
For some of us, the winter weather may seem interminable, but the reality is that spring is just around the corner! However, as the weather gets nicer, it may seem increasingly difficult to motivate students to show up to school. It’s not just you: it’s the Spring Slide. This phenomenon refers to what we all feel fairly intuitively: a decrease in student attendance in the spring semester. Looking for tips to help you get ahead of the Spring Slide phenomenon? Join us for a thirty minute session dedicated to this very topic!Read More >
February 12, 2024
Family Support Team Findings: A Peek Behind the Curtain
Better attendance strongly hinges on better family engagement. And better family engagement rests heavily on relationships and outreach that can be time intensive for the already time-strapped educator. That’s why both our district partners and the families they serve are especially appreciative of the family support we provide on their behalf. In this post, we’ll explore some insights and trends we’ve seen from conversations that our Family Support Team have had with families across the nation. Read More >
February 6, 2024
EveryDay Labs Co-Founder & Chief Scientist Dr. Todd Rogers Featured on NPR’s On Point!
In a recent piece from NPR’s On Point, educators, caretakers, and attendance experts weigh in the absenteeism challenges they face. Our Chief Scientist & co-founder Dr. Todd Rogers pops in around the 32 minute mark to share more about the research behind our attendance nudges and truancy notices. Read More >
January 29, 2024
Research Zone: What Families Say About School Communications & Attendance
Strong family-school partnerships are critical to better attendance and student outcomes. But building these authentic relationships isn’t easy. In our continued work to better support educators and the families and students they serve, we regularly survey families across the country to learn more about their experiences. If you’re looking to freshen up your communications and help more families and students get to school every day, read on for some great insights! Read More >