Use our constantly updated searchable database of resources and documents related to the education needs of children in foster care. You can search by state, topic, audience or type of document.
Please email us any documents or publications that should be included.
Learn about the full spectrum of issues related to foster care and education with these short two-page Q&A factsheets.
Gain in-depth analysis about issues on a variety of legal and policy issues related to foster care and education, including implementation of the Fostering Connections Act. All issue briefs include promising practices and examples from states.
Special Education Decisionmaking Series
Who can make special education decisions for a child in foster care is a complex and state-specific issue. The Legal Center has developed an entire series on special education decisionmaking for children in foster care, including factsheets and articles.
Courtroom Education Advocacy Series
The Legal Center has developed a Courtroom Education Advocacy Series to support the needs of attorneys, advocates, and judges in improving education outcomes for children in foster care. This series includes:
To request training or technical assistance on courtroom education advocacy, please email the Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Adaptable State Technical Assistance Tools
The Legal Center has developed a variety of materials than can be adapted to states
To request training or technical assistance for your state, please email the Legal Center for Foster Care and Education.