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Best Practice in Truancy Prevention: Tier 1 School-wide Universal Interventions

Lynn Bye, Michelle E. Alvarez, Janet Haynes and Cindy E. Sweigart

in Truancy Prevention and Intervention

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780195398496
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199777402 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398496.003.0005

Series: SSWAA Workshop Series

Best Practice in Truancy Prevention: Tier 1 School-wide Universal Interventions

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This chapter reviews resources for identifying research-based programs that address truancy prevention, criteria to consider when selecting a program, readiness for program implementation, and offers a case study that examines the program implementation process. The chapter describes the Response to Intervention (RtI) system, which addresses student needs by monitoring student progress; that is, following an intervention to ensure positive student outcomes.

Keywords: truancy prevention; research-based programs; Response to Intervention; student outcomes; student monitoring; school attendance

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