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Read Miriam Altman’s interview with The Native Influence

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“This industry is a tough one to change, but it is worth the effort. Stay focused on the end goal: positive impact on students and families. Be persistent, focused, and humble. Keep your nose to the grindstone, but take a moment to look up every once in a while to see the progress you’ve made. And, collaborate. There is so much work to do as an industry, and so many smart, committed people trying to do their part. If we partnered more often, we could really amplify our impact in ways we may not yet even realize.”

Kinvolved CEO and co-founder Miriam Altman recently sat down with The Native Influence for a conversation about her career in education and the role that Kinvolved plays in supporting positive family engagement that builds healthy school communities.

In this interview you’ll learn:

  • What inspired the need for Kinvolved and the vision for changing student success trajectories
  • How and why the education technology landscape has changed in the last ten years and emerging industry trends she sees on the horizon
  • How strong, collaborative partnerships in Providence, RI reduced the chronic absenteeism rate
  • Career advice for those in the education technology field
Read the full conversation

DNAinfo: App Helps Track Truancy in Harlem Classrooms

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DNAinfo highlights how Kinvolved helps boost attendance rates in Harlem classrooms and in at-risk and low-performing districts.

“This is about meeting parents where they are in the 21st Century,” P.S. 125 Principal Reginald Higgins told DNAinfo New York. “Parents are overwhelmed with phone calls and emails, so Kinvolved is very easy with text messaging.”

Read the full story here.

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