Our goal is to educate your child. We cannot be successful if your child is not in school.
Child Welfare and Attendance (CWA) was implemented at Woodland Joint Unified School District to coordinate services that allow students and families to be successful in school and life in general. CWA will provide services to students and families who are:
California compulsory education law requires everyone between the ages of 6-18 years of age to attend school. The one exception is for 16 and 17 year olds who have graduated high school or passed the California High School Proficiency Examinations (CHSPE) and have parental permission to leave school.
CWA will help in the following ways:
Assist students to enroll in appropriate educational programs
Monitor school attendance
Assist students in fulfilling School Attendance Review Board (SARB) expulsion and probation contracts
About the School Attendance Review Board (SARB)title
Woodland Joint Unified School District operates a Student Attendance Review Board (SARB) process designed to support children and families in maintaining positive school attendance patterns which allow students the maximum opportunity to learn.
The SARB is composed of school, law enforcement, social service agencies, parents and community members, who meet regularly to diagnose and resolve persistent student attendance problems.
The goal of SARB is to help students stay in school. They work with truant or recalcitrant students and their parents or guardians to identify attendance problems early and to solve school attendance problems through the use of available school and community resources, including:
Referrals to appropriate agencies for support services