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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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Addressing the Unmet Educational Needs of Children and Youth in the Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems Addressing the Unmet Educational Needs of Children and Youth in the Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems 2010 Nat.
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An Analysis of Investments in School Climate & Foster Youth Through the Local Control Accountability Plan An Analysis of Investments in School Climate & Foster Youth Through the Local Control Accountability Plan 2015 CA
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AOC Briefing on Truancy and School Discipline - An overview of the Literature and Statistics AOC Briefing on Truancy and School Discipline - An overview of the Literature and Statistics 2012 CA
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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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California AB 167 - Frequently Asked Questions California AB 167 - Frequently Asked Questions 2010 CA
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California AB 1909 requiring schools to notify child welfare about potential expulsion of child in care California AB 1909 requiring schools to notify child welfare about potential expulsion of child in care 2012 CA
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California Assembly Bill No. 1858 California Assembly Bill No. 1858 2004 CA
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California Child Welfare Education Bill List Prepared for Informational Purposes for the CA FYETF California Child Welfare Education Bill List Prepared for Informational Purposes for the CA FYETF 2012 CA
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California Department of Education Report to the Governor and the Legislature - Foster Youth Services Program 2012 (Executive Summary) California Department of Education Report to the Governor and the Legislature - Foster Youth Services Program 2012 (Executive Summary) 2012 CA
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California Foster Care Education Fact Sheets California Foster Care Education Fact Sheets 2005 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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Chapin Hall Issue Brief: Underperforming Schools and the Education of Vulnerable Children and Youth Chapin Hall Issue Brief: Underperforming Schools and the Education of Vulnerable Children and Youth 2009 IL
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Child Welfare and Education Collaboration (Highlights) Child Welfare and Education Collaboration (Highlights) 2010 DE, NB, NY, TX, VA, WI
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* Court-based Education Efforts for Children in Foster Care in Arizona 2007 AZ
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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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Delaware Education Primer for Attorneys Guardian Ad Litem on Enrollment, Special Education, Discipline, Homebound, Expulsion Delaware Education Primer for Attorneys Guardian Ad Litem on Enrollment, Special Education, Discipline, Homebound, Expulsion DE
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Dropout Prevention and Student Engagement 2013-2014 Colorado State Policy Report Dropout Prevention and Student Engagement 2013-2014 Colorado State Policy Report 2015 CO
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Educational Aftercare & Reintegration Toolkit for Juvenile Justice Professionals Educational Aftercare & Reintegration Toolkit for Juvenile Justice Professionals 2009 PA
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Educational and Employment Achievements of American Indian/Alaska Native Alumni of Foster Care Educational and Employment Achievements of American Indian/Alaska Native Alumni of Foster Care 2009 Nat.
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Every Child, Every Hearing Every Child, Every Hearing 2007 CA
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* Everyone Can Make a Difference Volume 1 (Bright Spots) 2011 Nat.
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* First Look Report: Foster Youth Education Outcomes in Four California Counties 2011 CA
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* First Look Summary: Foster Youth Education Outcomes in Four California Counties 2011 CA
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Florida Comparative Analysis of Aggregate Educational Data Between Children in Foster Care and the General Population Florida Comparative Analysis of Aggregate Educational Data Between Children in Foster Care and the General Population 2011 FL
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Getting Out of the Red Zone Getting Out of the Red Zone 2003 Nat.
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Getting Teenagers Back to School: Rethinking New York State’s Response to Chronic Absence Getting Teenagers Back to School: Rethinking New York State’s Response to Chronic Absence 2010 NY
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Graduation and Dropout Rates for Colorado Students in Foster Care Graduation and Dropout Rates for Colorado Students in Foster Care 2014 CO
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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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Helping Traumatized Children Learn Helping Traumatized Children Learn 2005 MA
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How States Are Implementing the Education Provisions of Fostering Connections How States Are Implementing the Education Provisions of Fostering Connections 2009 Nat.
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Illinois Education Procedures 314 Illinois Education Procedures 314 2007 IL
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* In School, the Right School, Finish School: A Guide to Improving Educational Opportunities for Court-Involved Youth 2007 Nat.
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* Kids in School Rule! (Cincinnati, Ohio) 2009 OH
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Kidspeak: Foster Kids Speak Out on Educational Success Kidspeak: Foster Kids Speak Out on Educational Success 2010 MI
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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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* 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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Need and Outcomes for Low Income Youth in Special Education: Variations by Emotional Disturbance Diagnosis and Child Welfare Contact Need and Outcomes for Low Income Youth in Special Education: Variations by Emotional Disturbance Diagnosis and Child Welfare Contact 2009 Nat.
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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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* Pennslvania Office of Children, Youth, and Families Bulletin: Education Screen 2010 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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Pennsylvania Report to the Pennsylvania State Roundtable - Educational Success & Truancy Prevention Pennsylvania Report to the Pennsylvania State Roundtable - Educational Success & Truancy Prevention 2012 PA
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Pima County, Arizona Intergovernmental Agreement for Recordsharing Pima County, Arizona Intergovernmental Agreement for Recordsharing AZ
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Promising Models for Improving Educational Outcomes for Foster Youth - Fact Sheet Promising Models for Improving Educational Outcomes for Foster Youth - Fact Sheet 2012 MD, IN, CA
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* Q & A Blueprint For Change: Education Success For Children in Foster Care 2009 Nat.
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* Q & A: Child and Family Service Reviews and the Education Well-Being Outcome 2009 Nat.
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Q&A School Discipline Q&A School Discipline 2014 Nat.
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Ready to Succeed in the Classroom Ready to Succeed in the Classroom 2010 Nat.
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School Discipline and Students in Foster Care School Discipline and Students in Foster Care 2014 Nat.
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School discipline compendium School discipline compendium 2014 Nat.
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School Expulsion Project Case Checklist School Expulsion Project Case Checklist 2009 CT
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Student Enrollment – Questions & Answers Student Enrollment – Questions & Answers 2009 PA
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* Texas Blueprint on Transforming Education Outcomes for Children in Foster Care 2012 TX
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* Texas Order Establishing Educational Committee of Permanent Judicial Commission for Children, Youth and Families 2010 TX
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Texas Report Card on the Education of Foster Children Texas Report Card on the Education of Foster Children 2008 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 Center for the Future of Learning and Teaching: Ready to Succeed in the Classroom: Summary Report: Teachers' Advice, Strategies and Tips to Help Students in the Foster Care System Succeed in the Classroom The Center for the Future of Learning and Teaching: Ready to Succeed in the Classroom: Summary Report: Teachers' Advice, Strategies and Tips to Help Students in the Foster Care System Succeed in the Classroom 2010 Nat.
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The Texas School Disciplinary System and Foster Care Children The Texas School Disciplinary System and Foster Care Children 2012 TX
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Trauma Information Pamphlet for Teachers Trauma Information Pamphlet for Teachers 2001 Nat.
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Truancy Literacy and the Courts Truancy Literacy and the Courts 2001 Nat.
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Truancy Prevention Programs Truancy Prevention Programs Nat.
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Underperforming Schools and the Education of Vulnerable Children Underperforming Schools and the Education of Vulnerable Children 2009 Nat.
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West Virginia Code of State Rules 126-81-4 West Virginia Code of State Rules 126-81-4 2010 WV
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Wisconsin Educational Services for Children Placed in Foster Care Wisconsin Educational Services for Children Placed in Foster Care 2010 WI
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Youth Perspectives on the Colorado Foster Care Education Data Youth Perspectives on the Colorado Foster Care Education Data 2014 CO