ESSA Foster Care (February 2015) Final

The Education of Children and Youth in Foster Care
In the Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act  (February 2015)

Currently, the McKinney-Vento Act’s Education for Homeless Children and Youth program contains a definition of homeless that includes the phrase “awaiting foster care placement.” States and local school districts must determine which children are considered to be “awaiting foster care placement.”