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Preschool (English)Preschool (Spanish)Elementary School (English)Elementary School (Spanish)Middle/High School (English)Middle/High School (Spanish)We encourage you to check out the Attendance Works website, which is a national and state initiative working to improve the policy and practice around attendance. For additional information and helpful tools, go to Attendance Works.
As of July 2016, Volusia County Schools along with 6 other districts in Florida (Broward County, Indian River County, Manatee County, Miami-Dade County, Monroe County, and Sarasota County joined 200 plus other superintendents from school districts in the nation to address chronic absenteeism. In October 2015, the Obama Administration responded to this epidemic by launching the Every Student, Every Day: A National Initiative to Address and Eliminate Chronic Absenteeism with a goal to decrease it by at least 10 percent each school year.