Supporting Students in Foster Care: Collaboration Between Education and Child Welfare Agencies Is Key

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Supporting Students in Foster Care: Collaboration Between Education and Child Welfare Agencies Is Key

With access to current education data, education and child welfare agencies can work together to help students in foster care, who often are highly mobile, by supporting them with needed education supports, helping smooth transitions between schools, coordinating to address attendance and discipline issues, and more.

Supporting Students in Foster Care: Collaboration Between Education and Child Welfare Agencies Is Key reports information from Data for Action 2014 on which states securely share limited, critical information about how students in foster care fare in education.

See the supplementary data file for related numbers from Data for Action 2014.