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ESSA Readiness

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Is your district ready for ESSA compliance?

Take the steps to get ESSA compliant

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT

How Kinvolved™ supports with ESSA family engagement requirements

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) gives states the responsibility for choosing at least one indicator to measure school quality or student success, and 36 states and the District of Columbia have chosen chronic absenteeism.

ESSA REQUIREMENTS
  • Develop a written parent and family engagement policy
  • Regular meetings to formulate suggestions and to participate, as appropriate
  • Shared responsibility for high student academic achievement
  • Regular two-way, meaningful communication between family members and school staff
  • Educate teachers, specialized instructional support personnel, principals and other school leaders
  • Provide opportunities for the informed participation of parents and family members
KINVOLVED COMPLIANCE
  • Offers tactical policy recommendations as part of our professional services curricula
  • Can be used as a tool to coordinate regular meetings via SMS or email
  • Offers proven practice suggestions to incorporate into the School-Parent Compact
  • Schools can communicate with families in more than 80 languages
  • Work with leadership teams to lay the foundation for successful family engagement
  • Communicate attendance data to families in simple, visual reports
CHRONIC ABSENCE

How Kinvolved™ supports with ESSA chronic absence requirements

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) gives states the responsibility for choosing at least one indicator to measure school quality or student success, and 36 states and the District of Columbia have chosen chronic absenteeism.

ESSA REQUIREMENTS
  • Communicate the transition to monitoring and reporting
  • Schools held accountable for chronic absenteeism
  • Identify the group of students who are at-risk
  • Inform parents on what it means for a student to be chronically absent
  • Align teachers on school-level and district-wide goals
KINVOLVED COMPLIANCE
  • Monitor the frequency and timeliness of attendance recording
  • Supports the change management process from top down
  • Tools to make it easy for leaders level to monitor attendance
  • Supports early identification of at-risk students
  • Enables schools to clearly communicate attendance trends with families
  • helps schools and districts align around attendance priorities

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