At My Brother’s Keeper, we recognize the importance of attendance for children of all ages when it comes to school. Missing a large amount of time in the classroom will stunt a child both socially and academically. Not only is time spent in the classroom imperative for academic learning, it is also essential for developing relationships and social skills. When children are absent from the classroom, they suffer. Because of this, My Brother’s Keeper has partnered with Beechfield Elementary/ Middle Schools within the Baltimore City area to help increase school attendance this year.