Education Records Transfer for Youths in Foster Care (PDF)
Students in Foster Care: Federal Guidance (external link)
Non-Regulatory Guidance: Ensuring Educational Stability for Children in Foster Care (external PDF)
Considerations for Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) in Developing Transportation Procedures for Students in Foster Care Under the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (external PDF)
KSDE Memo regarding Education-Related Requirements for Students in Foster Care (PDF)
Students with Disabilities in Foster Care Fact Sheet (PDF)
Ensuring Educational Stability for Children in Foster Care (PDF) Powerpoint from DLS Hot Topics
Dear Colleague Letter issued jointly by ED and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on June 23, 2016. (external link) Information on the effective date of the educational stability provisions.
Every Student Succeeds Act Implementation Toolkit; Improving Education Outcomes for Children and Youth in Foster Care (PDF) Document from the Legal Center for Foster Care & Education
Authenticated Applications https://apps.ksde.org/authentication/login.aspx
Guide to Foster Care Application (PDF)
Points of Contact for Educational Items (PDF)
Educational Enrollment Information for School Placement Form (external PDF)
Educational Stability Process Map (external PDF)
CASA/Court order (external link)
These court orders must be read carefully. They give CASAs only the rights clearly specified in the order, and nothing more.
For more information please contact:
Main Team Page
Kansas Integrated Accountability System (KIAS)
Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) (external link)
Kansas’ Technical Assistance System Network (TASN) (external link)
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