Office Of Child Development http://wesa.fm en Local Education Leaders Take on Attendance With 'Be There' Campaign http://wesa.fm/post/local-education-leaders-take-attendance-be-there-campaign <p>Ninety percent of success in school is showing up — that’s what the United Way and its partners believe.</p><p>The United Way launched its “Be There” campaign Monday aimed at making attendance a priority at schools across Allegheny County.</p><p>“The concept is very simple, it’s how do you get the people outside of the schools, the community agencies, the faith-based organizations, the youth workers who have a great relationship with young people, to encourage 100 percent attendance,” said Bob Nelkin, United Way of Allegheny County President.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 13:49:27 +0000 Jessica Nath 15113 at http://wesa.fm