Truancy Reduction in the Chicago Public Schools


Addressed truancy reduction for the Chicago Public Schools by providing staff training on the Check & Connect student engagement model, ensuring the fidelity of Check & Connect, and providing technical assistance to district staff on implementation. This project was carried out in collaboration with the ICI project, Preventing Truancy in Urban Schools: A Goal Three Randomized Efficacy Trial.

This project was archived on 2014-06-18T00:00:00-05:00

Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education
Subcontract from
Northwestern University
Chicago Public Schools


  • Education practices (K12 and transition)
    • Dropout prevention and student engagement
      • Mentoring of youth
      • Specific life stage
        • Adolescents and young adults
          • Children