The Uninterrupted Scholars Act, passed over the summer by Congress, addresses inconsistent provisions of federal law. It now allows the caseworker
Additionally, education records may be released pursuant to court order without notice to a parent when a parent is a party to a court proceeding in a dependency matter. Nonparty parents would still have to be notified before records could be released.
With this charge, foster children will no longer face the prospect of repeating classes or even grades due to undisclosed records and allow them to continue with their normal educational path.
The President is expected to sign the bill in the coming days.