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

Tool D-4
Related Information/Links

Part Four: Elementary & Secondary Education
Section D. School Transition, Enrollment and Attendance


The following links lead to documents and websites containing information related to School Transition, Enrollment and Attendance. Click on the headlines below to open each list of related materials.

Documents

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.modelsforchange.net/publications/225

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

Engaged for Success: Service Learning as a Tool for High School Drop-Out Prevention
(Source: Civic Enterprises and Peter D. Hart Research Associates for National Conference on Citizenship – April, 2008)
http://www.casefoundation.org/case-studies/engaged-for-success-service-learning

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

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)
http://www.ncsl.org/print/cyf/foster_care_education.pdf

NDTC Spotlight: Communication, Cooperation, Collaboration
(Source: National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent or At Risk – March, 2005)
http://www.neglected-delinquent.org/nd/resources/spotlight/spotlight200502b.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 - Rule 19: School Enrollment
(Source: Nebraska Department of Education – December 17, 2006)
http://www.education.ne.gov/legal/webrulespdf/Clean19_2010.pdf

Present, Engaged and Accounted For: The Critical Importance of Addressing Chronic Absence in the Early Grades
(Source: National Center for Children in Poverty – September, 2008)
http://www.nccp.org/publications/pub_837.html


Nebraska Websites

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

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

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

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/

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

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

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

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/

 

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