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Blueprint for change The "Blueprint for Change" is a tool for change. The 8 goals are a framework for both direct case advocacy and system reform efforts. Search by Goal to learn about relevant laws, tools, and publications.

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Goal 1
Decrease School Mobility
Goal 2
Seamless Transitions Between Schools
Goal 3
Early Education and School Readiness
Goal 4
K-12 Participation and Completion
Goal 5
Reduce Drop-out, Truancy, and School Discipline
Goal 6
Youth Empowerment and Engagement
Goal 7
Education Advocates and Decisionmakers
Goal 8
Postsecondary Entrance and Completion

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A self-Assessment tool for States and Counties Administering Child Welfare Services A self-Assessment tool for States and Counties Administering Child Welfare Services 2012 Nat.
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Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Young Children in the Child Welfare System Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Young Children in the Child Welfare System 2010 Nat.
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Alabama Foster Parent Handbook Alabama Foster Parent Handbook 2001 AL
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Arkansas Child Care & Child Welfare Partnership Toolkit Arkansas Child Care & Child Welfare Partnership Toolkit AR
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Arkansas Foster Parent Handbook Arkansas Foster Parent Handbook 2012 AR
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Arkansas Meeting the Special Needs of Foster Children in Child Care Arkansas Meeting the Special Needs of Foster Children in Child Care 2012 AR
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Arkansas Project Play Arkansas Project Play 2011 AR
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* Blueprint for Change Goals and Benchmarks (Insert Card) 2008 Nat.
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* Blueprint for Change: Education Success for Students in Foster Care 2009 Nat.
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Broward County, Florida Interagency Agreement Broward County, Florida Interagency Agreement FL
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CA Foster Youth Education Toolkit CA Foster Youth Education Toolkit 2016 CA
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* California Foster Care Education Law Fact Sheet 2010 CA
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Caregivers, School Liaisons, and Agency Advocates Speak Out about the Educational Needs of Children and Youths in Foster Care Caregivers, School Liaisons, and Agency Advocates Speak Out about the Educational Needs of Children and Youths in Foster Care 2009 CA
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Changing the Course for Infants and Toddlers - A Survey of State Child Welfare Policies and Initiatives Changing the Course for Infants and Toddlers - A Survey of State Child Welfare Policies and Initiatives 2013 Nat.
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Changing the Court for Infants and Toddlers - A Survey of State Child Welfare Policies and Initiatives Changing the Court for Infants and Toddlers - A Survey of State Child Welfare Policies and Initiatives 2013 Nat.
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Child Welfare and Head Start Partnerships Child Welfare and Head Start Partnerships 2011 Nat.
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* Court Outcome Measures for Educational Well-Being for Children in Foster Care 2011 Nat.
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Critical Connections for Children Who are Abused and Neglected: Harnessing the New Federal Referral Provisions for Early Intervention Critical Connections for Children Who are Abused and Neglected: Harnessing the New Federal Referral Provisions for Early Intervention 2006 NY
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* Data Sheet: Fostering Success in Education : National Factsheet on the Educational Outcomes of Children in Foster Care 2014 Nat.
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Developmental Approach to Child Welfare Services for Infants, Toddles, and Families- Self-Assessment Tool Developmental Approach to Child Welfare Services for Infants, Toddles, and Families- Self-Assessment Tool 2012 Nat.
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Differences in the Early Care and Education Needs of Young Children Involved in Child Protection Differences in the Early Care and Education Needs of Young Children Involved in Child Protection 2014 MN
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Early Education: Critical Connections for Children Who are Abused and Neglected Early Education: Critical Connections for Children Who are Abused and Neglected 2006 Nat.
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Educating Children in Foster Care, State Legislation, 2008-2012 Educating Children in Foster Care, State Legislation, 2008-2012 2012 Nat.
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Education Equals Partnership Education Equals Partnership 2015 CA
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Ensuring the Healthy Development of Foster Children: A Guide for Judges, Advocates and Child Welfare Professionals Ensuring the Healthy Development of Foster Children: A Guide for Judges, Advocates and Child Welfare Professionals 2004 NY
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* Florida Education Resources from Everybody's a Teacher Project FL
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* Florida Statewide Interagency Agreement 2010 FL
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Florida Statute § 39.0016. Florida Statute § 39.0016. 2004 FL
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Grappling with the Gaps - Toward a Research Agenda to Meet the Educational Needs of Children and Youth in Foster Care Grappling with the Gaps - Toward a Research Agenda to Meet the Educational Needs of Children and Youth in Foster Care 2010 Nat.
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* Grappling with the Gaps Toward a Research Agenda to Meet the Educational Needs of Children and Youth in Foster Care 2010 CA
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Illinois Education Procedures 314 Illinois Education Procedures 314 2007 IL
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Iowa Foster Parent Handbook Iowa Foster Parent Handbook 2002 IA
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* Issue Brief: Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities in the Child Welfare System 2012 Nat.
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Joint Cooperative Agreement Between Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and Head Start Providers Joint Cooperative Agreement Between Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and Head Start Providers IL
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* Legal Center for Foster Care & Education - Publications and Resources 2011 Nat.
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* Legal Center for Foster Care & Education - Technical Assistance 2011 Nat.
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Maryland Manual: Access to Education for Children in State- Supervised Care Maryland Manual: Access to Education for Children in State- Supervised Care 2008 MD
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McKinney-Vento Homeless Act McKinney-Vento Homeless Act 2009 Nat.
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* Meeting the Challenge: A Preliminary Report on the Education Performance of Foster Youth in Three California Counties 2011 CA
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Mental Health and Special Education Services at School Entry for Children Who Were Involved With the Child Welfare System as Infants Mental Health and Special Education Services at School Entry for Children Who Were Involved With the Child Welfare System as Infants 2009 Nat.
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NATIONAL SAMPLE JUDICIAL BENCHCARD NATIONAL SAMPLE JUDICIAL BENCHCARD 2017 Nat.
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* Neurons to Neighborhoods: Ten Years After 2010 FL
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New York Educational Neglect - An Advocate’s Perspective New York Educational Neglect - An Advocate’s Perspective 2010 NY
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* November 2011 Federal Foster Care and Education Convening Summary 2012 Nat.
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Pennsylvania Child & Youth Regulations Pennsylvania Child & Youth Regulations 2003 PA
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* Pennsylvania Education Screen for Child Welfare Professionals 2010 PA
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Pennsylvania Improving Educational Outcomes for Child Welfare–Involved Youth - Allegheny County’s Implementation of the Child Welfare Education Screen Pennsylvania Improving Educational Outcomes for Child Welfare–Involved Youth - Allegheny County’s Implementation of the Child Welfare Education Screen 2013 PA
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* Q & A Blueprint For Change: Education Success For Children in Foster Care 2009 Nat.
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* Q & A: Head Start and Early Head Start for Children in Care 2012 Nat.
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Research Brief on Prereading Deficits in Children in Foster Care Research Brief on Prereading Deficits in Children in Foster Care 2011 Nat.
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Securing Child Safety, Well-being, and Permanency through Placement Stability in Foster Care Securing Child Safety, Well-being, and Permanency through Placement Stability in Foster Care 2009 Nat.
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SERIES@#58; An Integrated Approach to Supporting Child Development SERIES@#58; An Integrated Approach to Supporting Child Development 2012 Nat.
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South Carolina Code Annotated § 59-63-31 South Carolina Code Annotated § 59-63-31 2003 SC
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Starting Early for a Lifetime of Success: Innovations in Child Welfare and Early Childhood Education Starting Early for a Lifetime of Success: Innovations in Child Welfare and Early Childhood Education IL
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State and Jurisdictional Eligibility Definitions for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities under IDEA State and Jurisdictional Eligibility Definitions for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities under IDEA 2006 Nat.
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State Issues and Innovations in Creating Integrated Early Learning and Development Systems State Issues and Innovations in Creating Integrated Early Learning and Development Systems 2011 Nat.
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TDCS Standards of Professional Practice for Serving Children and Families (November 2003) TDCS Standards of Professional Practice for Serving Children and Families (November 2003) 2003 TN
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* Texas Blueprint on Transforming Education Outcomes for Children in Foster Care 2012 TX
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Texas Education Committee Focuses on Child Well-Being to Improve Educational Outcomes for Youth in Foster Care Texas Education Committee Focuses on Child Well-Being to Improve Educational Outcomes for Youth in Foster Care 2012 TX
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Texas Interim Report of the Education Committee to the Permanent Judicial Commission for Children, Youth and Families Texas Interim Report of the Education Committee to the Permanent Judicial Commission for Children, Youth and Families 2011 TX
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Texas Transforming Education Outcomes for Children and Youth in Foster Care Using a Statewide Collaborative Model Texas Transforming Education Outcomes for Children and Youth in Foster Care Using a Statewide Collaborative Model 2013 TX
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The First Eight Years - Giving Kids a Foundation for Lifetime Success (Policy Report) The First Eight Years - Giving Kids a Foundation for Lifetime Success (Policy Report) 2014 Nat.
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Using a Developmental Approach in Child Welfare Using a Developmental Approach in Child Welfare 2012 Nat.
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Using Unique Identifiers to Promote Data Sharing Between Part C and Part B Using Unique Identifiers to Promote Data Sharing Between Part C and Part B 2009 Nat.
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Washington, DC Education Checklist for Judicial Officers Washington, DC Education Checklist for Judicial Officers 2007 DC