Why School Attendance Matters

Every day matters. And every day kids are in school is a day he or she can learn something new and grow as a reader. Studies show that students are more likely to succeed when they have good school attendance. The opposite, unfortunately, is also true. Students who don’t show up to school are less likely to be reading on …

Literacy Leaders

Studies show that students are more likely to succeed when they have good school attendance. And we’re not just talking about attendance in later school years. Showing up every day for preschool and kindergarten can have a big impact on kids being ready to read. That’s one of the driving theories behind Ivanetta H. Davis Early Learning Center’s focus on …

Stay Healthy This Flu Season

Did you know sickness is one of the biggest reasons kids miss school? You can’t avoid every bug, but you can reduce the chances of getting sick this cold and flu season by following these tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:   Get the flu shot: It’s not too late to get the flu shot. Make sure …