MCYC: An Elementary School Attendance Story

Essential Question:
What are the key factors contributing to attendance in elementary school?

A data story for and with the Providence Mayor's Children and Youth Cabinet. The primary goal of the story is to understand factors affecting attendance in elementary school. Our focus school is Bailey Elementary.

Conclusions & Next Steps

Next Steps:

1) Collect the missing data, engage other stakeholders, implement data sharing and/or parent permissions as needed, and round out the story;

2) Bring Bailey attendance data story back to Bailey for feedback and possible development of strategies to address attendance;

3) Begin compiling attendance data stories for Roger Williams and PAIS, including identifying community organizational data;

4) Use feedback from Cabinet and from Bailey to refine data story and prepare for presentation to Mayor-Elect.

To view the working data story on Roger Williams MS, click here.

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