Nebraska's Tool Kit for Systems Involved in the Education of Students in Out-of-Home Care

Tool A-2
Related Information/Links

Part Four: Elementary & Secondary Education
Section A. Education System: General Information


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Documents

Addressing the Educational Needs of Children in Foster Care: A Guide for Judges, Advocates and Child Welfare Professionals
(Source: New York State Permanent Judicial Commission on Justice for Children)
http://www.nycourts.gov/ip/justiceforchildren/PDF/EducationalNeeds.pdf

Adolescent Literacy Guide: Meeting the Literacy Needs of Students in Juvenile Justice Facilities
(Source: National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent or At Risk – August, 2010)
http://www.neglected-delinquent.org/nd/docs/adolescent_literacy_guide_201008.pdf

Blueprint for Change: Education Success for Children in Foster Care – Second Edition
(Source: American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education - 2008)
http://www.americanbar.org/groups/child_law/projects_initiatives/education/blueprint.html

Court-based Education Efforts for Children in Foster Care – The Experience of the Pima County Juvenile Court (Arizona)
(Source: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and Casey Family Programs – 2007)
http://www.casey.org/Resources/Publications/pdf/CourtBasedEducationEfforts.pdf

Educating Youth in State Care
(Source: Initiative on Utah Children in Foster Care – May, 2009)
http://www.hs.utah.gov/education/pdf/education-guide.pdf

Educational Aftercare and Re-Integration Toolkit for Juvenile Justice Professionals
(Source: Pennsylvania Education Law Center – October, 2006)
http://www.elc-pa.org/pubs/downloads%202009/juvenilejusticetoolkit.pdf

Endless Dreams: Building Educational Support for Youth in Foster Care
(Source: Casey Family Programs - 2005)
http://www.casey.org/resources/initiatives/EndlessDreams/

Ensuring the Healthy Development of Infants in Foster Care: A Guide for Judges, Advocates and Child Welfare Professionals
(Source: Zero To Three Policy Center and Permanent Judicial Commission on Justice for Children – January, 2004)
http://main.zerotothree.org/site/DocServer/Infant_Booklet.pdf?doc.ID=1847

Fact Sheet: Educational Outcomes for Children and Youth in Foster and Out-of-Home Care
(Source: Casey Family Programs – December, 2008)
http://www.casey.org/Resources/Publications/pdf/EducationalOutcomesFactSheet.pdf

Fact Sheet: Educational Stability and Continuity for Children and Youth in Out-of-Home Care
(Source: American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education - 2007)
http://www.dredf.org/programs/clearinghouse/Educational-Stability-and-Continuity-Fact-Sheet_2007.pdf

Family Guide to Getting Involved with Correctional Education
(Source: National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who are Neglected, Delinquent or At-Risk – 2008)
http://www.neglected-delinquent.org/nd/docs/familyGuide_200812.pdf

Foster Care and Education Questions and Answers: Head Start and Early Head Start for Children in Out-of-Home Care
(Source: American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education - 2008)
http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/migrated/child/education/publications/qa_headstart_final.authcheckdam.pdf

Foster Care and Education Questions and Answers: How Fostering Connections and the McKinney-Vento Act Can Support School Success for All Children in Out-of-Home Care
(Source: American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education - 2010)
http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/migrated/child/education/publications/qa_fc_and_mv_overlap_final.authcheckdam.pdf

Foster Care and Education Questions and Answers: The Link Between Education and Permanency
(Source: American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education and Casey Family Programs - 2009)
http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/publications/center_on_children_and_the_law/education/qa_link_to_permanency_final.authcheckdam.pdf

Foster Care and Education: Tools and Resources for Improving Education Services of Children and Youth in Foster Care Brochure
(Source: National Working Group on Foster Care and Education – 2010)
http://www.casey.org/Resources/Publications/FosterCareAndEducation.htm

JJ / SE Shared Agenda: Tools for Promoting Educational Success and Reducing Delinquency
(Source: National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDE) and National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) – January, 2007)
http://www.edjj.org/focus/prevention/JJ-SE.htm

Learning Curves: Education Advocacy for Children in Foster Care
(Source: Kathleen McNaught and National Child Welfare Resource Center on Legal and Judicial Issues)
http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/child_law/2004_LearnCurves.authcheckdam.pdf

Make a Difference in a Child's Life: A Manual for Helping Children and Youth Get What They Need in School – Advocating for Children and Youth Who are Out of Home or in Foster Care
(Source: TeamChild and Casey Family Programs Foundation – August, 2006)

Making It Count: Strategies for Improving Mathematics Instruction for Students in Short-Term Facilities
(Source: National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent or At Risk – August, 2010)
http://www.neglected-delinquent.org/nd/docs/numeracy_guide_201008.pdf

NDTAC Issue Brief: Family Involvement
(Source: National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent or At Risk – November, 2006)
http://www.neglected-delinquent.org/nd/resources/spotlight/spotlight200608b.asp

NDTAC Issue Brief: The Importance of Literacy for Youth Involved in the Juvenile Justice System
(Source: National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent or At Risk – January, 2010)
http://www.neglected-delinquent.org/nd/docs/literacy_brief_20100120.pdf

NDTAC Spotlight: Improving Conditions for Learning for Youth Who Are Neglected or Delinquent
(Source: National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent or At Risk – March, 2008)
http://www.neglected-delinquent.org/nd/resources/spotlight/cflbrief200803.asp

NDTAC Spotlight: Strategies To Engage Families
(Source: National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent or At Risk – November, 2006)
http://www.neglected-delinquent.org/nd/resources/spotlight/spotlight200608a.asp

NDTAC Spotlight: Students Highly At Risk of Dropping Out: Returning to School After Incarceration
(Source: National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent or At Risk – January, 2007)
http://www.neglected-delinquent.org/nd/resources/spotlight/spotlight200701b.asp

Nebraska Department of Education – Academic Standards
(Source: Nebraska Department of Education)
http://www.education.ne.gov/AcademicStandards/index.html

Nebraska Department of Education – Rule 10: Regulations and Procedures for the Accreditation of Schools
(Source: Nebraska Department of Education – September 15, 2012)
http://www.education.ne.gov/Legal/webrulespdf/RULE_10_2012_JULY.pdf

Parent Power: Build the Bridge to Success
(Source: United States Department of Education – Office of Communications and Outreach - 2010)
http://www2.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/parentpower/booklet.pdf

Road Map for Learning: Improving Educational Outcomes In Foster Care
(Source: Casey Family Programs - 2004)
http://www.casey.org/Resources/Publications/RoadMapForLearning.htm

Working with Families of Children in Juvenile Justice and Corrections Systems: A Guide for Education Program Leaders, Principals and Building Administrators
(Source: National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth who are Neglected, Delinquent or At-Risk – November, 2006)
http://www.neglected-delinquent.org/nd/docs/Family%20Involvement%20Guide_FINAL.pdf

Nebraska Websites

Building Bright Futures
http://www.buildingbrightfutures.net/

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation
http://www.nebraskachildren.org/

Nebraska Department of Education
http://www.education.ne.gov/

Parent Training Institute (PTI) – Nebraska
http://pti-nebraska.org/

National Websites

American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
http://www.abanet.org/child/education/

Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal
http://www.cecw-cepb.ca/

Casey Family Programs
http://www.casey.org/

National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families – Zero to Three
http://www.zerotothree.org/

National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent or At Risk
http://www.neglected-delinquent.org/nd/default.php

Pennsylvania Education Law Center
http://www.elc-pa.org/index.html

TeamChild (Washington)
http://www.teamchild.org/

United States Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences' Education Resource Information Center (ERIC)
http://www.eric.ed.gov/

United States Department of Education – Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) – National Center on Education, Disability and Juvenile Justice (EDJJ)
http://www.edjj.org/

United States Department of Education – Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) - Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
http://www.pbis.org/

 

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