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 →
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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.
You have a right to request your academic transcript and to speak with your high school counselor to make sure you are on track to graduate. Be certain to check your transcripts and ask questions about the credits you’ll need to graduate.
Generally, you must complete a minimum number of courses to graduate with a diploma. You no longer need to pass the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE) to receive your diploma.
Until a person turns 18, an adult holds their education rights. This person is called an education rights holder, or ERH.
First, remember that you are not alone. There are people and agencies that want to help you. Continue Reading →