The Uninterrupted Scholars Act: State Implementation Opportunities [Webinar].
State Policy Advocacy and Reform Center (SPARC). Annie E. Casey Foundation. Legal Center for Foster Care and Education.
Published: August 7, 2013
The Uninterrupted Scholars Act -- which President Obama signed into law on January 14, 2013 -- makes it easier for case workers to gain access to school records and allows them to disclose information for the limited purpose of assisting a child in obtaining the educational services he or she needs. This webinar, features reports from two states -- Florida and Pennsylvania -- on their implementation efforts to date, and will introduce the field to a model tool to support implementation efforts. (Author abstract)
records; schools; foster children; child welfare agencies; caseworkers; educational programs; program implementation; federal laws; outcomes; florida; pennsylvania