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Foster Care

Laws and Guidance

Washington State Law

  • RCW 74.13.550 Child placement -- Policy of educational continuity.
  • RCW 74.13.560 Educational continuity -- Protocol development.
  • RCW 28A.225.330 Enrolling students from other districts -- Requests for information and permanent records -- Withheld transcripts, effect -- Immunity from liability -- Notification to teachers and security personnel -- Rules.
  • RCW 28A.150.510 Transmittal of education records to department of social and health services.

Federal Law
Fostering Connections Act (2008)

Uninterrupted Scholars Act (2013)

Every Student Succeeds Act (2015)

Contact Information

Jess Lewis
Program Supervisor


   Updated 1/22/2016

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