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So you think attendance doesn't matter? Read this!
Cindy Allison
Friday, November 15, 2019

Many parents think attendance isn't that important to a child's education. Here are some facts to mull over:

                                   1 or 2 days a week doesn't seem like much but...

If your child misses...That equals...Which is...And over 13 yrs. of 
schooling that's...
1 day every 2 weeks20 days per year4 weeks per yearNearly 1 1/2 years
1 day per week40 days per year8 weeks per yearOver 2 1/2  years
        of school
2 days per week80 days per year16 weeks per yearOver 5 years
3 days per week120 days per year24 weeks per yearNearly 8 years

                         How about 10 minutes late a day? Surely that won't affect my child?

He/she is only
missing just...
That equals...Which is...And over 13 yrs. of
schooling that's...

10 mins per day50 mins per wkNearly 1 1/2 wks
 per year
Nearly 1/2 year
20 mins per day1 hr. 40 mins per wkOver 2 1/2 wks
 per year
Nearly 1 year
30 mins per dayHalf a day per wk4 wks per yearNearly 1 1/2 years
1 hour per day1 day per wk8 wks per yearOver 1 1/2 years

                                                        EVERY DAY COUNTS

       If you want your child to be successful at school then, YES, attendance does matter!