Purpose: Designed to provide services to students and families in efforts to reduce truancy and improve school attendance through early intervention and supports.
Role: The role of the AIP, CAP and TIPS programs are to provide additional support to families of students in the early stages of truancy. The programs are developed to identify students showing signs of chronic absenteeism before a truancy referral is necessary.
Responsibility: The responsibility of the truancy prevention staff is to work with families and students to educate them on the link between academic progress and truancy. The staff educate families on how to navigate the school system and the impact that school attendance has on the day to day academic progress of their child.