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

Tool F-3
Links to Related Information

Part Four: Elementary & Secondary Education
Section F. High School Completion


The following links lead to documents and websites containing information related to High School Completion. 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)

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

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

Foster Care and Education Questions and Answers: Federal Laws That Increase Educational Opportunities for Older Youth 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/publications/center_on_children_and_the_law/education/qa_older_youth_final.authcheckdam.pdf

Improving Outcomes for Older Youth in Foster Care
(Source: Casey Family Programs – May, 2008)
http://www.casey.org/Resources/Publications/pdf/WhitePaper_ImprovingOutcomesOlderYouth_FR.pdf

Improving Outcomes for Older Youth – What Judges and Attorneys Need to Know
(Source: University of Oklahoma National Child Welfare Resource Center for Youth Development in conjunction with American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law – 2004)
http://www.nrcys.ou.edu/catalog/product.php?productid=145

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)


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/

Nebraska Department of Education – Adult Basic Education
http://www.education.ne.gov/ADED/

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/

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

National Resource Center for Youth Development
http://www.nrcyd.ou.edu/

Pennsylvania Education Law Center
http://www.nrcyd.ou.edu/

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/

 

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