To provide stronger leadership with respect to school safety and nondiscrimination laws, Education, with direction from the superintendent of public instruction, should ensure that the EO office's program instrument is updated annually to include any new requirements in state law, and also ensure that the EO office performs monitoring visits as required and with sufficient rigor to evaluate LEAs' compliance with state law.
Education has reviewed the EO Offices program monitoring instrument; updates and revisions were included as necessary to ensure compliance with state law requirements. To date, 40 Education Equity reviews have been completed to evaluate LEAs compliance with state law.
Education is reviewing the EO Office's program monitoring instrument. Updates and revisions will be implemented as necessary to ensure compliance with state law requirements.
Agency responses received are posted verbatim.