Report 2016-136 Recommendation 10 Responses

Report 2016-136: School Violence Prevention: School Districts, County Offices of Education, and the State Must Do More to Ensure That School Safety Plans Help Protect Students and Staff During Emergencies (Release Date: August 2017)

Recommendation #10 To: Kern County Office of Education

To ensure that their schools' safety plans comply with state law and are submitted and approved on or before March 1 each year, the Kern, Placer, and San Bernardino county offices, and San Bernardino City Unified should implement procedures to monitor and approve their schools' safety plans. The procedures should include the use of electronic document-tracking systems and safety plan templates.

60-Day Agency Response

The plan for implementing the recommendation is outlined in detail on the document emailed to on 10/20 at 7:47 a.m. PST. We have identified the specific tasks, staff responsible, and dates to be completed to ensure full implementation of the recommendation by March 1. 2018.

  • Estimated Completion Date: March 1, 2018
  • Response Date: October 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending

All Recommendations in 2016-136

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.