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SAUSD Named Model School Attendance Review Board for 4th Time

The Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD) was named a State Model SARB this week by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond, marking the 4th time that the District has received the distinction. SAUSD is among 23 school attendance programs being recognized as model School Attendance Review Boards (SARBs) for outstanding strategies to reduce chronic absenteeism and increase student attendance. The Model SARB award recognizes excellence in specific content areas, including establishing goals and objectives, implementing prevention and intervention strategies, and developing collaborations with local agency resources. All 23 SARB programs will be recognized at the state conference of the California Association of Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance on April 19, 2019 in Napa.