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May 2017 State SARB Meeting Agenda

Agenda for the May 18, 2017 State School Attendance Review Board (SARB) Meeting at the California Department of Education.
Notice of Public Videoconference Meeting

May 18, 2017
9:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 3102
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901

Time Discussion Item
9:30 a.m.
  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Approval of February 16, 2017 Meeting Minutes
  • Legislative Updates: Brad Strong
    • Assembly Bill 667, AB 89, AB 254, AB 340, AB 834, AB 1029, AB 1321, AB 1497
    • Senate Bill 328, SB 379, SB 328, SB 607
10:30 a.m.
  • Break
10:50 a.m.
  • Presentation: (Dr. Greg Spencer and Becky E. Reher) Creating a Learning Community with a Social Justice Approach to Reduce Chronic Absenteeism and Suspension Rates
12:00 p.m.
  • Lunch
1:00 p.m.
  • Discussion: Law Enforcement Support of the School Attendance Review Board (SARB) Process
1:30 p.m.
  • Presentation: (Amir Alavi and Gerry Lopez, Riverside County Crime Prevention Unit) How the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office Supports Local Educational Agencies
  • Discussion: Using State Chronic Absenteeism Rates as a Reference Point for Local Goals to Reduce Chronic Absenteeism Rates  
  • Discussion: Review of the 2017  Model SARB Recognition Ceremony in Tahoe City and Plans for Next Year’s Model SARB Recognition Program
  • Discussion: Learning Communities for School Success Program
  • Adjournment


If members of the public wish to speak, please write to Chairperson David Kopperud at by May 11, 2017. Please note that members of the public may speak for no more than three minutes.

Reasonable Accommodation

Pursuant to state and federal statutes, individuals with a disability may request reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in the California State School Attendance Review Board meeting on May 18, 2017. Requests for Sign Language Interpreters should be directed to the Department's Office of Equal Opportunity no later than three business days prior to the scheduled event. Mailing address: 1430 N Street, Suite 4206, Sacramento, CA 95814-5901; Telephone: 916-445-9174; Fax: 916-324-9818.

Questions: David Kopperud | | 916-323-1028 
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
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