Count ME In
Count ME In is an innovative partnership of schools, parents, youth, and community organizations. The goal of Count ME In is to improve elementary school attendance by increasing the capacity of school staff, community-based organizations, businesses, and families to address chronic absenteeism. Count ME In seeks to decrease the number of students with chronic absenteeism in Cumberland County elementary schools by 50% by 2018. For this to happen it takes commitment, collaboration, and tailored approaches to the particular challenges and strengths of each school community.