Archived articles

Center for social organization of schools

Knock knock, teacher here
Published Fall 2019
Home visiting program shown to improve school attendance and standardized test scores for elementary and middle schoolers / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Every student, every day
Targeting absenteeism
Published Oct 7, 2015
JHU expert Robert Balfanz contributes to White House initiative
Champion for education
Published Feb 27, 2013
SoE's Bob Balfanz honored by White House for commitment to furthering education among African-Americans
Missing from middle school
Published Winter 2012
Why all parents—not just the parents of truants—should be concerned about absenteeism in their child's school / Johns Hopkins Magazine