|IL||Signed into law 07/2012||Postsec.||Foster Youth Scholarships|
Amends provisions regarding scholarships for foster youth. Former language limited scholarship eligibility to children under care, or childr...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Educational Success for Youth and Alumni of Foster Care Act.|
Establishes the educational success for youth and alumni of foster care act. Includes in the purpose of the passport to college promise prog...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||Postsec.||Priority Enrollment for Foster Youth|
From bill summary: Until January 1, 2017, requires the California State University and each community college district, and requests the Uni...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2011||Postsec.||Foster Children|
Requires state institutions of higher education, community colleges and Oregon Health and Science University to waive tuition and fees for c...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||Housing Between Terms for Former Foster Youth|
Directs each institution of higher education to assist full-time postsecondary students who have been under the conservatorship of the depar...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12|
S.B. 100 - Disabilities Sections
Requires schools and local districts coordinate educational services to children and adolescents with a severe emotional disturbance with th...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2011||Postsec.||Alters Age Foster Care Recipients are Exempt from Specified Tuition|
Alters from 21 to 25 the age before which foster care recipients must be enrolled at public institutions of higher education to be exempt fr...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Education of Youth in Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems|
H.R. 8109, S.R. 2872
Creates the Task Force on the Education of Children and Youth in the Care of the Department of Children, Youth, and Families. Directs the ta...
|DE||Signed into law 05/2010||Postsec.||SEED Scholarship|
Allows children who are leaving foster care to have access to the SEED scholarship, without the condition that they begin their higher educa...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2009||Postsec.|
|Postsecondary Housing for Foster Youth|
Requests community college campuses, and requires California State University and University of California campuses that maintain student ho...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2009||Postsec.||In-State Tuition for Certain Wards of the State|
Allows an exception to the uniform residency requirements for a student 19 years of age or under at the time of enrollment in postsecondary ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12|
|Foster Care Students|
Directs the state education agency to assist the transition of foster care students from one school to another by specified means, including...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12|
Relates to educational assistance for foster care youth; requires the state student scholarship commission to annually report to the legisla...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2008||Postsec.|
|Higher Education Board Allowances for Former Foster Youth|
(Governor's Package Bill) Expands the definition of former foster youth; clarifies provisions relating to Higher Education Board Allowances ...
|NH||Signed into law 07/2007||Postsec.||Tuition Waivers for Foster Children|
Establishes tuition waivers for foster children at any public postsecondary institution.
|MD||Signed into law 05/2007||Postsec.|
|Tuition Waivers for Foster Care Recipients|
Clarifies the definition of a foster care recipient; provides that specified foster youth placed by the Department of Human Resources in out...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12|
|Eligibility for 21st Century Scholars Program|
Provides that a student who is in foster care or placed in the home of a relative or other unlicensed caretaker may enroll in the 21st Centu...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12|
|Passport to College Promise Program Pilot|
Declares an intent to create the passport to college promise pilot program that will have two primary components, as follows: (1) Significan...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2006||Postsec.||Tuition Waivers for Former Foster Children|
Provides tuition and fee exemptions at public postsecondary education institutions for persons previously in the state's foster care program...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2006||Postsec.||Tuition Grants for Foster Children|
H.B. 2809; S.B. 2587
Concerns Lottery, Scholarships and Programs; permits students receiving Tennessee HOPE foster child tuition grants to attend eligible privat...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12|
|Tuition Waivers for Foster Children|
S.B. 85 Section 1-10
Establishes the Kansas Foster Child Educational Assistance Act. Provides that the purpose of the act is to establish an educational assista...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12|
|Post-School Support for Foster Youth|
Provides that, beginning in 2006, the department shall have the authority to allow up to 50 youth reaching age 18 to continue in foster care...