How Community Schools support student engagement and learning

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“For Philadelphia’s Community Schools, focusing on attendance is nothing new. Consistent attendance lays the groundwork for a child’s education, so Community Schools work with families and community members to remove barriers to attendance and strengthen engagement and relationships in the school community.

Here’s how Community Schools have adapted their attendance strategies to meet the challenges of virtual learning and COVID-19:

Learning can be fun
One way to encourage attendance and engagement is to make learning fun whenever possible. For Greg Wright, the Community School Coordinator Coordinator at Gideon Elementary, making school fun means getting creative.”

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