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January 2020 State SARB Meeting Agenda

Agenda for the January 16, 2020 State School Attendance Review Board (SARB) Meeting at the California Department of Education.

California State School Attendance Review Board

Notice of Public Videoconference Meeting

January 16, 2020
9:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 3102
Sacramento, CA 95814


9:30 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

9:45 a.m.

Approval of October 24, 2019 Meeting Minutes

10 a.m.

Discussion: Updating the California Education Code Section 48325 for the Description of the State School Attendance Review Board

10:15 a.m.


10:30 a.m.

Presentation: Using Behavioral Interventions to Improve Attendance Communications by Professor Todd Rogers, Harvard Kennedy School



1:15 p.m.

Update: Comprehensive Literacy State Development Grant Opportunities by Jennifer Howerter, California Department of Education (CDE)

1:30 p.m.

Presentation: WhyTry Dropout Prevention Program (visuals, videos, music, and activities to help develop resilience) by Bruce Bushnell and Christian Moore, WhyTry

2:50 p.m.

Discussion: 2018–19 Accountability Data with Jenny Singh, CDE

3 p.m.


If members of the public wish to speak, contact Chairperson David Kopperud at [Note: the preceding contact information is no longer valid and contact the Educational Options Office by email at] by January 8, 2020. 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 January 16, 2020. 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.

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