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From the ECS State Policy Database: Special Populations--Immigrant Education - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

Supporting Students in Foster Care: Collaboration Between Education and Child Welfare Agencies is Key - Sharing information among child welfare and state education agencies is important. With access to current education data, education and child welfare agencies can work together to help students in foster care, who often are highly mobile, by supporting them with needed education supports, helping smooth transitions between schools, coordinating to address attendance and discipline issues, and more. (DQC, April 2015)...

Rhode Island Joint Task Force on the Education of Children and Youth in the Care of the Department of Children, Youth, and Families - This task force was charged with identifying those challenges to the educational stability and success of children and youth in the state's care from pre-K through college undergraduates, and identifying and recommending to the General Assembly strategies to address such challenges. The report sets forth a number of recommendations to improve educational stability and quality for youth in the state's care. (DCYF, 2012)...

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