Fostering Connections Resource Center

Tennessee's educational stability efforts

Currently, DCS has fifteen regional education specialists who work closely with school systems to ensure that each child remains in his/her current school if possible. These specialists advocate for education stability at Child and Family Team meetings in addition to providing training to family service workers on this need. If remaining in the same school is not in the child's best interest, the child will be immediately enrolled in a new school. Family Service Workers provide the Education Passport to the new school. The Education Passport provides the school with student information and school records from the previous school.  Read more.


The Fostering Connections Resource Center gratefully acknowledges the National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators for providing these summaries of state approaches. Please visit NAPCWA for the complete implementation summary.

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