Missed the school bus; stayed up too late overslept; no one got me up; didn't stay at my house last night; no way to get to school; our car broke down; we were out of town; mom got a new job and isn't home in the mornings, angry with the school; angry with the teacher; afraid of a student; don’t understand the work; have something else I would rather be doing; unaddressed medical needs; vacation; just don’t like school; they don’t like me…..
Bright Hopes, Inc. is a non-profit community organization organized to implement projects that stimulate improved school attendance of students in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools.
Bright Hopes, Inc. working to reduce Charlotte Mecklenburg school absences by 50%
In order to comply with North Carolina GS 130A-440 each child entering Kindergarten must have a health assessment. The Kindergarten Health Assessment (KHA) must not be done more than 12 calendar months prior to school entry and before the 30th calendar day after school entry. Bright Hopes goal is to serve families by utilizing community resources to help them meet this requirement and keep kids in school. You can join this endeavor by sponsoring a child. Donate now.