Title I, Part A (Title I) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), now contains key protections for children in foster care that require State and local educational agencies (SEAs and LEAs) to collaborate with child welfare agencies to ensure the educational stability of children in foster care.
Author(s): Senior Advisor Ann Whalen (United States Department of Education)
Publication Date: 2016
Topic(s): Every Student Succeeds Act, Foster Youth, Transportation
Resource Type: Dear Colleague Letter
Recommended Audience(s): Agency Leaders and Professionals
Click to Download: Dear Colleague Letter from Senior Advisor Ann Whalen