Uninterrupted Scholars Act

On January 14, 2013, President Obama signed into law the Uninterrupted Scholars Act (P.L. 112-278). This bipartisan legislation, amends the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) to allow child welfare agencies, with the assistance of educational agencies, to better meet the educational needs of children and youth in the child welfare system.

 
Uninterrupted Scholars Act


USDOE Letter to Chief State School Officers: This letter provides guidance on the Uninterrupted Scholars Act. 
 
 
How Schools Can Share Information about Foster Children with Child Welfare Agencies: Joint presentation by USDOE and US Department of Health & Human Services