Juvenile Law Center

Access to Education|Child Welfare and Foster Care|State and Federal Legislation

How Will the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Support Students in Foster Care?

A Foster Care & Education Q&A

What is the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)? Why does the ESSA include protections for students in foster care? This FAQ sheet includes the answers to these questions and explains how the new federal law supports youth in foster care.


Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
December, 2015


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