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January 2023 State SARB Meeting Agenda

Agenda 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.
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Agenda

Agenda times are approximate and are provided for convenience only. The order of business may be changed without notice.

9:30 a.m.

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

9:40 a.m.

Approval of October 20, 2022, Meeting Minutes

9:45 a.m.

Information: Overview of the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act as the Governance for State SARB Meetings by CDE’s Legal Office

10:15 a.m.

Presentation: 2021–22 Overview of Chronic Absenteeism Data by Cindy Kazanis, Division Director, Measurement and Accountability Reporting Division, CDE

10:45 a.m.

Discussion: Questions and Answers Session-Chronic Absenteeism Data by Cindy Kazanis, Division Director, Measurement and Accountability Reporting Division, CDE

11:15 a.m.

Information: CDE Internal Chronic Absenteeism Work Group by CDE Executive Office Staff

11:30 a.m.

Presentation: Independent Study 2022–23 Legislation Changes by Elvia González, Education Programs Consultant, Whole Child Division, CDE

Noon

Lunch Break

1 p.m.

Information: Chronic Absenteeism Legislation Update by Blake Johnson, Legislative Representative, Government Affairs Division, CDE

1:30 p.m.

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

2 p.m.

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

3 p.m.

New Business: State SARB Members’ Announcements and Information Sharing

3:15 p.m.

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.

Questions:   Educational Options Office | cwa@cde.ca.gov
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, January 4, 2023