FosterEd Arizona, March 2018 Newsletter

This edition covers students helping students through FosterEd, an update on state legislation that could make a tuition waiver for foster youth permanent and an interview with FosterEd Education Liaison, Jennie Hedges. Author(s): FosterEd Topic(s): Arizona, College Access, Foster Youth, Higher Education Recommended Audience(s): Agency Leaders and Professionals, Caregivers and Education Champions  Click on the link for a […]

Court Companion to the Foster Youth Education Toolkit

“The Court Companion to the Foster Youth Education Toolkit follows the same model as the original toolkit, offering comprehensive information on the education rights of foster/ probation youth along with step-by-step procedures and easy-to use implementation tools.”1 Author(s): Alliance for Children’s Rights, Association of California School Administrators, California County Superintendents Educational Services Association, California Department of […]

Building Champions for System-Involved Students: Foster Ed Progress Update

In December 2012, New Mexico’s Supreme Court and the Office of the Governor established a Joint Education Task Force to address educational disparities faced by system-involved students. The Task Force, co-chaired by Senior Justice Petra Jimenez Maes and Governor Susana Martinez, was charged with recommending inter-agency strategies for addressing the educational needs of children and […]

FosterEd New Mexico, January 2018 Newsletter

Happy New Year! As we begin 2018, we at FosterEd are proud to have worked with incredible young people in New Mexico and look forward to supporting and lifting up the voices of these young people in the year to come. Click on the link for a full update: FosterEd New Mexico, January 2018 Newsletter.

Building Champions for Students in Foster Care – Foster Ed Progress Update

In January 2016, Governor Doug Ducey, together with leadership in the House and Senate, introduced House Bill (HB) 2665, which laid out a vision and roadmap to address the needs of students in foster care. The legislation, enacted in May of that year, established a groundbreaking public-private partnership to expand a proven model for the […]

Childhood Trauma: What Every Teacher Needs to Know Video

This video provides teachers with information on how to help their students who have experienced or are experiencing trauma. Author(s): Starr Commonwealth and The National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children (TLC) Topic(s): Academic Skills, Foster Youth, Juvenile Justice, Trauma Resource Type: Video Recommended Audience(s): Agency Leaders and Professionals, Caregivers and Education Champions  Click here to watch: Childhood Trauma: […]

Who are Foster Youth Students in California Schools?

This resource walks the reader through California’s child welfare process and notes which children are considered “foster youth” for the purposes of California’s foster youth education funding. Author(s): California Center for Research on Women & Families, Public Health Institute, FosterEd Topic(s): California, CA LCFF, Foster Youth,  Recommended Audience(s): Agency Leaders and Professionals, Caregivers and Education Champions  Click […]

California Foster Care Education Law Fact Sheets

These fact sheets cover the following topics: Educational Rights and School Stability, Educational Decision-Making for Foster Youth, Early Care and Education, Special Education, School Discipline, Foster Youth Graduation Exemption Requirements and Transition Services to Support College and Career. Author(s): California Foster Youth Education Task Force Topic(s): Academic Skills, California, Career Success, College Access, Foster Youth, School Discipline, […]

Webinar: Education Support for System-Involved and Homeless Students Under New Mexico Law

New Mexico law has changed regarding system-involved and homeless students. This resource will help you learn more about these changes and what they mean for you. Author(s): National Center for Youth Law, New Mexico Public Education Department, New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department Topic(s): Academic Skills, Every Student Succeeds Act, Foster Youth, Juvenile Justice, New […]

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