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Improving Student Attendance is an action planning workbook to address chronic absenteeism and the needs of students and families through school implementation of multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS). This workbook was developed by researchers at the LSU Social Research and Evaluation Center in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Education's Attendance Alliance Initiative. The workbook serves as an instructional guide to design and implement an effective plan to improve K-12 school attendance. Section 1 shows how to build a school team and define the need; Section 2 shows how to foster community and nurture collaboration, and Section 3 guides the team to develop and monitor MTSS for attendance.