I. Resources

The Texas Blueprint

•   The Texas Blueprint: Transforming Education Outcomes for Children and Youth in Foster Care (Texas Blueprint).[167]

Resource Guide for Foster Care Liaisons in School Districts

•   Foster Care & Student Success: Texas Systems Working Together to Transform Education Outcomes of Students in Foster Care.[168]

Texas Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Educational Advocacy Toolkit

•   Educational Advocacy Guidebook (CASA).[169]

Foster Care and Education Data Workgroup Infographic

•   Texas Commits to Transform Education Outcomes of Students in Foster Care: Findings from the Texas Blueprint Implementation Data Workgroup.[170]

Confidentiality Guide

•   Information Sharing between Child Welfare and Schools: Maintaining Privacy and Promoting Educational Success.[171]

Transition Planning

•   Transition Planning Guide for Students in Foster Care Receiving Special Education Services.[172]

Higher Education Information and Resource Guide

•   Texas Higher Education Information and Resource Guide for Foster Care Liaisons.[173]

Judicial Checklists

•   Permanency Planning for Children Department, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Asking the Right Questions II: Judicial Checklists to Meet the Educational Needs of Children and Youth in Foster Care; (2008).

•   Foster Youth Education Judicial Checklist; Texas specific one-page checklist on education.

Websites

•   American Bar Association Legal Center for Foster Care and Education website[174]

•   Texas DFPS CPS Policy Handbook on Education[175]

•   Texas Education Agency Foster Care and Student Success website[176]

•   Children's Commission Foster Care and Education webpage[177]