2012 School Attendance Review Boards Handbook
The handbook provides information on establishing a School Attendance Review Board (SARB); identifies behavioral patterns of problem students; gives helpful hints on how to work with students and their parents or guardians; suggests by-laws and standing rules; identifies effective factors for parent and pupil conferences; lists California compulsory attendance and other related laws; and provides sample letters and forms to petition the Probation Department, Office of the District Attorney, and the courts.
Taken from Appendix A of the SARB Handbook, the following forms, letters, and other documents are suggested examples and are intended to be modified as appropriate. Establishing uniformity within a SARB would expedite processing and build consistency as personnel move from one area to another. Although Education Code sections 48260.5, 48261, and 48262 offer specific language in regard to parent notification, additional notifications or invitations to meet may be effective.
Sample Parental Notifications and Forms (English) (DOC)
Available Translations of Sample Parental Notifications and Forms (Coming Soon)
Model SARBs use these forms, letters, and other documents to seek involvement and collaboration of families to ensure the success of all children.