Foster Care & Education

Federal Law 

Federal Law

Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Uninterrupted Scholars Act (USA)

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Education Act (Note: these provisions will change in 2016 as a result of ESSA)

Many thanks to the ABA Legal Center for Foster Care and Education for sharing their federal law and policy resources!

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   Physical Address
    Children’s Commission
Supreme Court Building
201 W. 14th Street, Room 104
Austin, TX 78701
   Mailing Address
    Children’s Commission
P.O. Box 12248
Austin, TX 78711
(512) 463-5384
(512) 463-8895