Report 2019-108 Recommendation 4 Responses

Report 2019-108: Sacramento City Unified School District: Because It Has Failed to Proactively Address Its Financial Challenges, It May Soon Face Insolvency (Release Date: December 2019)

Recommendation #4 To: Sacramento County Office of Education

To ensure that Sacramento Unified takes the steps necessary to address its fiscal crisis, the county office superintendent should do the following:

Ensure that Sacramento Unified addresses the issues identified in this report, including its executive management turnover and lack of policies guiding its budget process.

6-Month Agency Response

Since response is in excess of 2000 characters, our response will be submitted via email.

  • Estimated Completion Date: December 31, 2020
  • Response Date: June 2020

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending

Sacramento County Office of Education provided us with a summary of its understanding of the Sacramento Unified's efforts to implement our recommendations. Their summary is consistent with our review that the district is still in the process of implementing many of our recommendations.

60-Day Agency Response

We will send a copy of the letter from the County Superintendent directing the district to submit an Audit Resolution Plan to our office by February 28, 2020. Once Received, we will determine our next steps.

  • Estimated Completion Date: July 2020
  • Response Date: February 2020

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

All Recommendations in 2019-108

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.