How to Improve School Attendance

A Practical Guide for Schools and School Districts
A Project of the Los Angeles County Education Coordinating Council


Module 1: Appendices A-K

Appendix A

Module 1 Appendix A: Frequently Used Attendance Terms (27)

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Appendix A


Appendix B

Module 1 Appendix B: Sample PSA Counselor Job Description(28)

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Appendix B


Appendix C

Module 1 Appendix C: Sample Administrative Policies(29)

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Appendix C


Appendix D

Module 1 Appendix D: Sample Protocols for Consecutive Absences(30)

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Appendix D


Appendix E

Module 1 Appendix E: Sample Protocols for Sporadic Absences(31)

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Appendix E



Appendix F

Module 1 Appendix F: Sample Letters Home (Alhambra)32

F-1: Notice to parents regarding irregular attendance

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F-1

F-2: Second notice to parnt regarding tardiness to school and notice to meet with the SART

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F-2

F-3: First notification to parents of truancy

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F-3



27  Los Angeles Unified School District Pupil Services, Attendance Improvement Program
28  Los Angeles Unified School District
29  Alhambra Unified School District
30, 31  Baltimore City Public Schools
32 Alhambra Unified School District

Appendix F Continued

F-4: Second notification to parents of truancy and request to appear before the SART

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F-4

F-5: Third notice of truancy and notice to appear before the SARB #4

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F-5

F-6: Notification to parents about school board Policy 5113 regarding excessive excused absences

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F-6

F-7: Permit warning letter

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F-7

F-8: Permit revoke letter

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F-8



Appendix G

Module 1 Appendix G: Sample Letters Home (Los Angeles)33

G-1: Introduction/Policy letter/Memorandum

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G-1

G-2: Attendance notification letter

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G-2

G-3: Excessive absence letter

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G-3

G-4: Extended vacation letter

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G-4



Appendix H

Module 1 Appendix H: SART Sample Contract34

H-1: Introduction/Policy letter/Memorandum

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Appendix H



33 Los Angeles Unified School District
34 Alhambra Unified School District

Appendix I

Module 1 Appendix I: SARB Sample Referral Form(35)

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Appendix I



Appendix J

Module 1 Appendix J: 2012-2013 Intern Orientation from the Alhambra School District—​Slide Show

Appendix J Slideshow



Appendix K

or Appendix K

Module 1 Appendix K: Data Evaluation, Planning and Tracking Tools(37)

K-1: Sample Master Calendar

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K-1

K-2: Attendance bands and master tracking

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K-2

J-3 through J-5: ISIS attendance reports

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K-3

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K-4

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K-5

J-6: Quick reference to the MyData system

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K-6



35, 36 Alhambra Unified School District
37 Los Angeles Unified School District Attendance Improvement Program, Pupil Services

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