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

Tool C-2
Links to Related Information

Part Six: Diverse Student Populations
Section C. Homeless Students


The following links lead to documents and websites containing information related to Homeless Students. Click on the headlines below to open each list of related materials.

Documents


Best Practices in Homeless Education: Clearing the Path to School Success for Students in Out-of-Home Care
(Source: American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education and National Center for Homeless Education – Fall, 2009)
http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/migrated/child/education/publications/clearing_the_path.authcheckdam.pdf

Best Practices in Homeless Education: School Selection for Students in Out-of-Home Care
(Source: American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education and National Center for Homeless Education – Fall, 2009)
http://www2.americanbar.org/BlueprintForChange/Documents/school_sel_in_care.pdf

Best Practices in Homeless Education: When Working Together Works - Academic Success for Students in Out-of-Home Care
(Source: American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education and National Center for Homeless Education – Winter, 2010)
http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/migrated/child/education/publications/when_working_together_works.authcheckdam.pdf

Educating Children Without Housing: A Primer on Legal Requirements and Implementation Strategies for Educators, Advocates and Policy Makers
(Source: American Bar Association Commission on Homelessness and Poverty - 2002)
http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/custom/portlets/recordDetails/detailmini.jsp?_
nfpb=true&_&ERICExtSearch_SearchValue_0=ED474387&ERICExtSearch_
SearchType_0=no&accno=ED474387

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: 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: What Child Welfare Professionals Need to Know About "Awaiting Foster Care Placement" and the McKinney-Vento Act
(Source: American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education - 2008)
http://center.serve.org/nche/downloads/aba_awaitfcp.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

It's My Life: Housing / A Guide for Transition Services
(Source: Casey Family Programs – October, 2005)
http://www.casey.org/Resources/Publications/pdf/ItsMyLife_Housing.pdf

McKinney-Vento Act
(Source: United States Department of Education – 2004)
http://www2.ed.gov/policy/elsec/leg/esea02/pg116.html

McKinney-Vento Act and Children and Youth Awaiting Foster Care Placement: Strategies for Improving Educational Outcomes Through School Stability
(Source: National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth and Casey Family Programs)
http://www.naehcy.org/dl/mv_afcp.pdf

Providing Effective Financial Aid Assistance to Students from Foster Care and Unaccompanied Homeless Youth: A Key to Higher Education Access and Success
(Source: Casey Family Programs – December, 2009)
http://www.casey.org/Resources/Publications/pdf/ProvidingEffectiveFinancialAid.pdf

States At A Glance: Awaiting Foster Care Placement Under the McKinney-Vento Act
(Source: American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education)
http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/migrated/child/education/publications/AFCPchart.authcheckdam.pdf

Title X Guidelines for Homeless Student Determinations
(Source: United States Department of Education - 2004)
http://www2.ed.gov/programs/homeless/guidance.pdf


 

Nebraska Websites


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

Nebraska Department of Education – Federal Programs Office
http://www.education.ne.gov/federalprograms/Title%20X.html

 

National Websites


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

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/

 

 

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