Under AB 490 and the Fostering Connections Act for foster youth, and AB 2276 for probation youth, you have the right to be immediately enrolled in school even if you don’t have the necessary paperwork (like a birth certificate, immunization records, or school records).
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What to do if you believe that you may have a learning disability or other disability that affects your learning or ability to do well in school.
If you attend school on a regular basis, try your best, and ask for help but you are still struggling to understand or do well in some or all of your classes, you may need special help. Continue Reading →
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DCFS (or the child welfare agency in your county) must give you bus passes or pay your caregiver for the cost of driving you to your school of origin. Continue Reading →
No. AB 490, AB 1933, and the Fostering Connections Act are laws that protect the rights of foster youth to a stable and consistent education.
Absolutely! Under the McKinney-Vento Homelessness Act, you can go back to your old school — even if you don’t have all the necessary paperwork, like a birth certificate or your immunization records. The school must enroll you even if you don’t have these documents.
There are a number of different ways that you can receive tutoring. We hope that you will take advantage of as many options as possible!
Yes! Here are 4 options to completing high school.
Here are 4 steps to making sure you can get your high school diploma.