2017 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XI EDUCATION AND LIBRARIES
Chapter 167 Pupils and Special Services
Section 167.018 Foster care education bill of rights — school district liaisons to be designated, duties.

Universal Citation: MO Rev Stat § 167.018 (2017)

Effective 28 Aug 2009

Title XI EDUCATION AND LIBRARIES

Chapter 167

167.018. Foster care education bill of rights — school district liaisons to be designated, duties. — 1. Sections 167.018 and 167.019 shall be known and may be cited as the "Foster Care Education Bill of Rights".

2. Each school district shall designate a staff person as the educational liaison for foster care children. The liaison shall do all of the following in an advisory capacity:

(1) Ensure and facilitate the proper educational placement, enrollment in school, and checkout from school of foster children;

(2) Assist foster care pupils when transferring from one school to another or from one school district to another, by ensuring proper transfer of credits, records, and grades;

(3) Request school records, as provided in section 167.022, within two business days of placement of a foster care pupil in a school; and

(4) Submit school records of foster care pupils within three business days of receiving a request for school records, under subdivision (3) of this subsection.

(L. 2009 H.B. 154 merged with S.B. 291)

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