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SFU Education professor applauds local Attendance Matters program

December 22, 2016

SFU Faculty of Education assistant professor Michelle Nilson commends the success of Surrey school district’s Attendance Matters program. The initiative aims to combat absenteeism by providing healthy meals and transportation to over 800 students. "There’s been a 12-per-cent improvement in attendance rates, which is very significant,” she told Vancouver Sun in an article published December 22nd.

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