Resources & Tools
PDE and DHS Joint Guidance Sample Tools
The Pennsylvania Departments of Education and Human Services have released sample tools to support educational stability and dual-agency collaboration between LEAs and CCYAs in Pennsylvania.
Child Welfare Information Gateway connects child welfare and related professionals to comprehensive resources to help protect children and strengthen families. The following is a resource roundup from Child Welfare Information Gateway to ensure children and youth in foster care have are aware of the educational supports they are entitled to.
Resource Roundup from Child Welfare Information Gateway
Part of a State Statute Series, this publication provides summaries of state laws and policies about programs that support youth in out-of-home care achieve their education goals.
Find other resources on how the provisions of the Ever Student Succeeds Act are guiding agencies and organizations in providing educational stability.
Youth in or aging out of foster care have access to financial help for higher education. Explore this webpage for resources on these opportunities.
Life outside of school affects performance in school. Find resources exploring the policies and practices that can help children and youth in foster care have their educational needs identified and met.
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