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  • 1. ACSA Every Child Counts Symposium January 17, 2014

2. CDECalifornia Department of Education ECCalifornia Education Code LEALocal Educational Agency SDEState Department of Education SPISuperintendent of Public Instruction 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education2 3. Beta Site for California Legislative Information. New Laws Report now available. See New Features for more information. 1999-2008 Cumulative Statutory Record now available in Legislative Publications. See New Features for more information. A new downloadable database is now available.Welcome to the official site for California legislative information. This WWW site is maintained by the Legislative Counsel of California, pursuant to California law. For more information, you may read Accessing California Legislative Information on the Internet, refer to Frequently Asked Questions, or visit other Legislative WWW sites. For new additions to our site, see our New Features page .Daily UpdatesAssembly BillsSenate Bills 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education3 4. Daily UpdatesAssembly BillsSenate BillsThe full text of bills, resolutions, and constitutional amendments, and their status, history, votes, analyses, and veto messages are available. If you know the bill, select the session, and House of origin, and type the bill number to retrieve this information. To search, select the session, and House of origin, and type the keywords and/or author name(s). An Index is available which lists all bills introduced in the Assembly and Senate. SESSION(2011-2012)CURRENHOUSEBOTHLimit to: hitsAllSearch by: (choose only one option)Bill Number ofClearAuthor(s) orKeyword(s)Search 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education4 5. AS ASSEMBLY AMENDED IT 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education5 6. 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education6 7. 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education7 8. Dr. Victor Thompson Director II Division of Student Support ServicesBills Presented: LCAP AB 484 AB 547 AB (562) 922-6233AB 631 SB 590 AB 256 AB 449 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education8 9. School Climate Student AchievementCourse AccessParental InvolvementStudent EngagementState PrioritiesImplementation of Common Core StandardsBasic ServicesOther Student Outcomes 2013, Los Angeles County Office of Education9 10. March 31 Prior to July 1Adoption of the LCAP template Budget/LCAP public hearingJuly 1 Adoption of Budget/LCAP Submit to County Office of Ed (COE) within 5 days 2014, Los Angeles County Office of EducationAugust 15 COE approves Budget/LCAP10 11. Examples of Rates Student attendance Chronic absenteeism Middle school dropout High school dropout High school graduationData School Accountability Report Card Annual School Attendance Review Board report Health screenings CALPADS Single School Plan for Student Achievement 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education11 12. Examples of RatesMeasures Student suspension School Accountability Student expulsion Other local measures Emergency & CrisisResponse Child Abuse Mental Health Bullying (AB 9) Report Card Health screenings CALPADS Emergency drill data Child abuse reports Uniform Complaint Procedures complaints 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education12 13. Pages 28-29 Replaces the STAR program with the MAPP testingprogram, to be fully operational in 2014-2015 During the transition, students in grades 3-8 and 11will participate in the Smarter Balanced field test Field tests will take place between 3/18/146/6/14 No scores will be produced or reported The new assessments will be computer-based andcomputer adaptive 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education13 14. Pages 37-38 Adds career exploration to the list of possibleactivities that may satisfy the academic assistance element Career exploration means activities that helppupils develop the knowledge and skills that are relevant to their career interests and reinforce academic content 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education14 15. Pages 40-41 Requires the governing board that permits voluntary enrollment in continuation schools to establish and adopt policies and procedures governing the identification, placement, and intake procedures, based on a finding that the voluntary placement of the pupil will promote his/her educational interests Voluntary placement can not be used as an alternative to expulsion No specific group of pupils is disproportionately enrolled Policies and procedures are provided to pupils, and to their parents/legal guardians, whose voluntary transfer is under consideration Before the transfer, the pupil and his/her parent/legal guardian may meet with a counselor, principal, or administrator from both the transferor school and the continuation school to determine if transferring is the best option for the pupil 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education15 16. Page 48 Authorizes the county board of education to adopt andenforce a course of study that enhances instruction in mathematics and English language arts for pupils attending juvenile court schools, as determined by statewide assessment or objective local evaluations and assessments as approved by the county superintendent of schools. Requires an adopted enhanced course of study to meetspecified standards and be tailored to meet the needs of the individual pupil to increase the pupils academic literacy and reading fluency 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education16 17. Pages 95-96 Requires a LEA, if it expends funds for professionaldevelopment for any schoolsite staff, to consider the needs of its classified school employees to update their skills and to learn best practices in various optional areas, including: Pupil learning and achievement Pupil and campus safety Special education 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education17 18. Pages 15-16 Expands electronic act to mean the creation and transmission originated on or off the schoolsite, by means of an electronic device, including, but not limited to, a telephone, wireless telephone, or other wireless communication device, computer, or pager, of a communication 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education18 19. Pages 23-25 Requires the superintendent of a school district or county office of education, or the administrator of a charter school, to report to CTC not later than 30 days after the credential holders employment status changes as a result of an allegation of misconduct or while an allegation of misconduct is pending Failure to make the report unprofessional conduct, would subject the superintendent or the administrator to adverse action by CTC for failure to make the report, and would make the refusal or willful neglect to make the report a misdemeanor 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education19 20. Melissa Schoonmaker Consultant II Child Welfare & Attendance Unit (562) 922-6247Bills Presented: AB 309 AB 643 AB 1068 AB 652 SB 177 AB 216 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education20 21. Pages 18-19 Clarifies that there are no minimum age requirements for CalFresh eligibility Adds CalFresh eligibility criteria and information regarding the eligibility of homeless children and youth to annual trainings to homeless shelter operators Requires county welfare agencies to determine the child or youth's eligibility, and his/her ability to apply as the sole member of the household and screening the application for entitlement to expedited services 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education21 22. Requires county welfare agencies to provide writtennotice to an unaccompanied homeless child or youth if his/her CalFresh application is denied Adds information about targeting expedited CalFresh services to unaccompanied homeless children and youth and requires that information to be provided to LEA homeless liaisons, homeless shelters, emergency food programs, and other community agencies that provide services to homeless people 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education22 23. Page 49 Aligns the exceptions created to the FERPA by the federal Uninterrupted Scholars Act of 2013 Permits the release of pupil records to an agency caseworker or other representative of a state or local child welfare agency, or tribal organization, that has legal responsibility for the care and protection of the pupil Specifies that records, and the personally identifiable information within, may be disclosed by that agency or organization to an individual or entity who is engaged in addressing the pupil's educational needs and is authorized by that agency or organization to receive the disclosure 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education23 24. Pages 58-61 Prohibits the disclosure of directory information of a homeless child or youth unless a parent, or pupil accorded parent rights has provided written consent for such release Permits a LEA to give access to a pupil's records to: The pupil, if he/she is 14 years of age or older and is botha homeless child or youth and an unaccompanied youth An individual who completes the Caregiver's Authorization Affidavit 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education24 25. Page 50 Provides that the fact that a child is homeless or is classified as an unaccompanied minor is not, in and of itself, a sufficient basis for reporting child abuse or neglect Does not limit a mandated reporter from making a report whenever he/she has knowledge of or observes an unaccompanied minor whom the mandated reporter knows or reasonably suspects to be the victim of abuse or neglect 2014, Los Angeles County Office of Education25 26. Pages 78-79 Additionally provides that a homeless child or youth be immediately deemed to meet all residency requirements for participation in interscholastic sports or other extracurricular activities CDE and the Department of Social Services are to develop policies and practices to support homeles