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Foster Care

Pursuant to the requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act and GCS Policy 6.1.2(c) all homeless, immigrants, migrants, and English language learners and Children in Foster Care must have equal access to the education, including public preschool education, provided to other children and youth. Such children will be provided the opportunity to meet the same challenging state content and state student performance standards to which all students are held without being stigmatized or isolated.

The enrollment of homeless, migrant, immigrant, limited English proficient children and youth, and students in foster care shall not be denied or delayed due to any of the following barriers:

  • Lack of birth certificate
  • Lack of school records or transcripts
  • Lack of immunization or health records
  • Lack of proof of residency
  • Lack of transportation
  • Guardianship or custody requirements
  • Lack of social security card

Foster Care Plan