The US Department of Education released new guidance whose goal is to support the education needs of children in foster care.
New Guidance on Uninterrupted Scholars Act
Students in Foster Care (new Department of Education page with resources)
Joint letter with US Department…
How states and school districts can take advantage of new opportunities resulting from the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 to assist children in foster care by establishing effective systems for enrolling eligible children in free meal programs. Click the "Go to…
MLRI fact sheet about important provisions in the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 which ensure that children in foster care can access free meals in schools and day care, and changes in the law allowing other children in the home to access free or reduced-price meals.