HB 2848-S - DIGEST

Requires the Washington state school directors' association, in consultation with the office of the superintendent of public instruction, the administrative office of the courts, and the state truancy task force, to develop a model policy and recommend best practices related to community truancy boards.

Encourages school districts to adopt a community truancy board policy that is consistent with the model policy mentioned above and make it available online.

Requires the office of homeless youth prevention and protection, in collaboration with the Washington association of juvenile court administrators and with data provided by the Washington state center for court research, to regionally site secure crisis residential centers that meet therapeutic standards to make these centers accessible and available for use by all counties.