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Bill: SB 31; Status: Pending
Summary: Establishes that whenever a child is placed in out-of-home care by the Department of Children and Families the child may continue to attend his or her school of origin. If it is determined that it is in a child's best interests to remain in his or her school of origin, the Department and the Board of Education shall collaborate on a transportation plan for the child from the town in which the child is placed to the school of origin.
Sponsored by Senator McKinney
Bill: SB 439; Status: Pending
Summary: States that the Department of Education shall study issues involving educational stability for children in foster care in the state.
Sponsored by Joint Committee on Education