Having good attendance is important at any age, from pre-kindergarten to high school. Too many absences can make learning hard and cause students to fall behind. Chronic absence - missing 10 percent of the school year, or just 2-3 days every month - can lead to lower grades and test scores. It is also related to lower reading and math skills, and high school graduation rates.
Click below to learn how good attendance can help kids build the skills they need as they grow up.