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File #: 4225   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 5/27/2021 Department: Children and Family Services
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action: 6/8/2021
Subject: License Agreement with the Sacramento County Office of Education for the Foster Focus System
Attachments: 1. COV-CFS-06-08-21 - Foster Focus System Agrmt 2021-22, 2. CON-CFS-06-08-21 - Foster Focus System Agrmt 2021-22, 3. Item #36 Executed BAI
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

June 8, 2021

FROM
MARLENE HAGEN, Director, Children and Family Services

SUBJECT
Title
License Agreement with the Sacramento County Office of Education for the Foster Focus System
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Approve License Agreement with the Sacramento County Office of Education for use of the Foster Focus System to securely manage and share foster youth student information, in the amount of $14,700, for the period of July 1 2021 through June 30, 2022.
(Presenter: Marlene Hagen, Director, 387-2792)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.
Pursue County Goals and Objectives by Working with Other Agencies.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
This does not impact Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). The License Agreement in the amount of $14,700 is funded by Realignment 2011. Adequate appropriation and revenue have been included in the Human Services Administrative Claim 2021-22 recommended recommended budget.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
Children and Family Services (CFS) has agreements and currently partners with 30 San Bernardino County schools districts to securely exchange, confirm, and maintain foster youth education and enrollment information through the Foster Focus System (Foster Focus). The recommended License Agreement (Agreement) with the Sacramento County Office of Education (Sacramento) for the use of Foster Focus will allow CFS and San Bernardino County school districts to continue to share up-to-date education information on foster youth in a timely manner. CFS has had an agreement with Sacramento since 2008 for use of Foster Focus.

Foster Focus is a web-based data system developed and maintained by the Sacramento. Foster Focus addresses the challenges that result from foster youth frequently changing placements by sharing edu...

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