Makes sense, right? If you aren't in school, you can't learn what they're teaching. Chronic absence has a huge impact on a child's learning,
including early reading.
One in 10 kindergarten and first-grade students nationally are chronically absent, missing nearly a month of school.
Emerging research shows even higher rates among preschoolers. There's lots of examples of what works to improve attendance -- which, in turn, helps children learn.
United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra, along with KNPB Channel 5 and the Community Foundation of Western Nevada and nine nonprofit sponsors is presenting a series of free, in-depth workshops on estate planning. Learn how to take charge of your own estate.