Show Up, Stand Out is a free program from the Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants to help get children to school every day. We work with you to find out what you need to make sure your kids attend school regularly. All calls, emails and visits are confidential.
Kids who miss even a few days of school early in the year, are 5 times more likely to have major attendance problems that year. 1
Missing school days means missing out on important skills, like learning how to read. If children fall behind on reading skills by 3rd grade, they’re less likely to graduate high school on time. 2
Kids who miss the most school have the lowest grades and the highest dropout rates. 3
79% of families who received comprehensive services from Show Up, Stand Out improved kids’ attendance.