January 2023 State SARB Meeting AgendaAgenda for the January 19, 2023, State School Attendance Review Board (SARB) Meeting.
California State School Attendance Review Board
Notice of Public Virtual Meeting
January 19, 2023
9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Agenda times are approximate and are provided for convenience only. The order of business may be changed without notice.
Call to Order: Opening Remarks by Steve Zimmer, Deputy Superintendent, Student Support Services Branch, California Department of Education (CDE), and other CDE Staff, Proceeded by Roll Call
Approval of October 20, 2022, Meeting Minutes
Information: Overview of the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act as the Governance for State SARB Meetings by CDE’s Legal Office
- A Handy Guide to the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act 2004 (PDF) from the California Attorney General’s Office
- California Government Code, Article 9. Meetings, sections 11120–11133 , provides updates on the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act
- Copy emailed to State SARB Members with Acknowledgment of Receipt form
Presentation: 2021–22 Overview of Chronic Absenteeism Data by Cindy Kazanis, Division Director, Measurement and Accountability Reporting Division, CDE
Discussion: Questions and Answers Session-Chronic Absenteeism Data by Cindy Kazanis, Division Director, Measurement and Accountability Reporting Division, CDE
Information: CDE Internal Chronic Absenteeism Work Group by CDE Executive Office Staff
Presentation: Independent Study 2022–23 Legislation Changes by Elvia González, Education Programs Consultant, Whole Child Division, CDE
Information: Chronic Absenteeism Legislation Update by Blake Johnson, Legislative Representative, Government Affairs Division, CDE
Discussion: Consideration of Options to Address Critical State SARB Operations by Steve Zimmer, Deputy Superintendent, Student Support Services Branch, CDE
- Operational Procedures
- Annual Recommendations to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction
- Model SARB Recognition: Program and Process
Presentation: 1) Reasons for Absenteeism: Analysis of the CDE’s Pre and Post Pandemic Data; and 2) Analysis of CDE’s Pre and Post Pandemic Absenteeism Data for Charter Schools by Robert Schussel, State SARB Member
New Business: State SARB Members’ Announcements and Information Sharing
Public Comment: Members of the public may speak for no more than three minutes.
Closing Remarks and Adjournment
- Quarterly Meeting Schedule: April 20, 2023, July 20, 2023, and October 19, 2023 (subject to change)
Reasonable Accommodations will be provided for any individual with a disability
Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting may request assistance by contacting the Educational Options Office at least ten business days in advance of the scheduled meeting date.