TITLE

CHILDREN ADRIFT: ADDRESSING THE EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF NEW YORK'S FOSTER CHILDREN

AUTHOR(S)
Gerber, Judith M.; Dicker, Sheryl
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2005, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an overview of the laws governing education of children in foster care. Description of the legal responsibilities of child welfare agencies regarding education; General education services available to children in foster care; Requirements for communication among the courts, the child welfare system and the education system regarding children with special education needs; Parental responsibilities and education decision-making; Interplay between the child welfare and education laws regarding the transition of foster youth into the adult world.
ACCESSION #
20374438

 

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