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Foster Care Resources

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Foster Care Resources- Information and Knowledge 

The Klein ISD Foster Care & Student Supports Brochure

The Foster Care & Student Success Resource reviews topics for foster students that impact the parent, school and community.
Review this wonderful resource developed by the Texas Children's Commission and the Texas Education Agency for comprehensive information surrounding your foster care student.
                                                                                                                                                          

Educational Decision Maker Vs. the Surrogate Parent, What is the difference?  Click the icon below for a side-by side view of the differences in the role.  
                                                                  Click here to access information on educational decision makers and surrogate parents

Agency Supports and Connections
The Department of Family and Protective Services is another resource for direct information from the state of Texas on foster care.

The Texas Education Agency provides information regarding the educational system in Texas and students in Foster Care. 

The Uninterrupted Scholars Act is a must to review for students in foster care. 
The Department of Family and Protective Services Education for Children Resource Guide- January 2018 
provides information on what DFPS has to say about foster students and education.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        


Support Groups and Communication Outlets for Foster Families:
  • The Parent Coordination Network site provides parents with foster students references and additional resources.  You can also locate information on special education supports and guidelines for your student under the guidance of TEA 


Responding to trauma and the foster student:


10 Things about Childhood Trauma Every Teacher Needs to Know


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