Hedy Nai-Lin Chang

Hedy Nai-Lin Chang is Executive Director of Attendance Works, a national and state level initiative aimed at advancing student success by addressing chronic absence. Deeply committed to promoting two-generation solutions to achieving a more just and equitable society, Hedy has spent more than two decades working in the fields of family support, family economic success, education, and child development.

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Using ESSA to Tackle Chronic Absence from Pre-K to K-12

The inclusion of chronic absence in state ESSA plans provides an opportunity to create effective links between early childhood and K-12 educ