Research shows that good attendance is linked to success in and out of school. Parents play a key role in making sure kids get to school and stay there. Try to schedule your vacations and appointments on days off. Being in school is worth the effort!
http://www.principalspartnership.com/feature204.html Source: Howard Johnston, "Meeting the Challenge of Student Attendance At the High School Level," The Principals Partnership, Reprinted with permission from The Parent Institute, a division of NIS, Inc., (c)2006