The Carrot and the Stick: 2 Treatments for Absenteeism


With a carrot-and-stick approach, you can attack your district’s absenteeism problem from more than one angle. Incentives encourage students to keep an eye on their attendance record, while the potential for parental punishments boosts at-home involvement.
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The Carrot and the Stick: 2 Treatments for Absenteeism

The Carrot and the Stick: 2 Treatments for Absenteeism

With a carrot-and-stick approach, you can attack your district’s absenteeism problem from more than one angle. Incentives encourage students...

Weighing the Benefits of Project-Based Learning

Weighing the Benefits of Project-Based Learning

The benefits of project-based learning start in the classroom and spread throughout the community and beyond. If you haven’t considered this...

3 Conversations to Follow in 2017

3 Conversations to Follow in 2017

With 2016 coming to a close, here’s a look at three topics that will feature in education conversations in 2017.  

Can Encouragement be Quantified?

Can Encouragement be Quantified?

Too many qualified students are missing out on college due to a lack of support. Research has helped us understand the correlation between...

Where is the Middle Leadership in Our Schools?

Where is the Middle Leadership in Our Schools?

How could another level of leadership between principals and teachers change our schools? Middle leadership is catching on in high-performing...

Get to the Heart of Disruptive Behavior

Get to the Heart of Disruptive Behavior

Even though most administrators and educators agree that behavioral issues impede learning, few are consistently recording and analyzing behavioral...



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