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Product Brief

Attendance

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Free up instructional time, explore new approaches, and identify trends so you can take action.

Attendance
Accurate and flexible - options include mobile devices, desktops, scanners, or pin pads
Custom seating charts and student pictures make it easy for teachers to learn who's who
Parents will receive email notifications when classes are missed
Design your own messages and attendance intervention letters
Easy to audit, with time-stamped revision records
Real-time student counts by district, building, or classroom
Explore Positive Attendance for future-ready learning environments

Attendance taking with Skyward is easier than in any other software we have used. It is very easy to audit each six weeks of attendance and correct any discrepancies found.

Sue Pike, Technology Coordinator
Deer Park ISD, TX


1) Get a Better Handle on Attendance Issues

The correlation between attendance, dropout rates, and student achievement has been well documented. We've made it a point to give you an easy, at-a-glance look at absence/tardy information for your whole district, individual schools, teachers, and course sections. By reviewing trends and being proactive about taking action, you can expect to see measurable results right away.
 
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2) Explore Future-Ready Practices

The future of attendance is all positive. Free up your teachers to make the most of limited instructional time and provide a flexible learning environment for your students. Access portals and resource rooms instill a level of accountability for the student-centric school that's simply not possible with traditional processes. 

 
 
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3) Keep Parents in the Loop

Grades aren't the only thing that matters when it comes to parent involvement. By providing your families with visibility into period attendance and tardies, you'll be enlisting an invaluable ally in the quest for student success. Parents can choose their preferred communication method and use Family Access to alert school staff of upcoming expected absences. 

 

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