Providing Stability for Foster Youth in California

Providing Stability for Foster Youth in California

August 9, 2019

In this exploration of the educational challenges facing California’s foster youth, Margaret Olmos, Jessica Maxwell, and Vanessa Hernandez note that ESSA “requires that county offices of education and school districts collaborate with county child welfare agencies to ensure educational stability and address protocols for school enrollment, transfer and transportation plans.” However, the article notes that California lacks “consistent protocols for ensuring that education and child welfare communicate and collaborate.”