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August 2007Vol. 8, No. 7Legal Center for Foster Care and Education

The Legal Center for Foster Care and Education (Legal Center FCE) is a national technical assistance resource and information clearinghouse on legal and policy matters affecting the education of children in the foster care system. The Legal Center FCE provides expertise to States and constituents, facilitates networking to advance promising practices and reforms, and provides technical assistance and training.

Resources available through the Legal Center FCE website include publications, a resource library of documents related to education of children in foster care organized by State and topic, a listserv, and a schedule of conference calls focused on topics of interest to advocates working in the field of foster care and education.

The Legal Center for FCE is a collaboration between Casey Family Programs and the ABA's Center on Children and the Law, in conjunction with the Education Law Center-PA and the Juvenile Law Center.