Ensuring Educational Rights and
Stability for Foster Youth
Assembly Bill 490
(effective 1/1/04)

Training and Implementation

Package

Prepared with the joint collaboration of:

California Youth Connection
Children’s Law Center of Los Angeles
National Center for Youth Law
Public Counsel
San Diego County Office of the Public Defender
San Diego Foster Youth Services
Youth Law Center

Attached Documents


Document

Description

Intended Audience

A. AB 490 Training Materials



Ensuring Educational Rights and Stability for Foster Youth -- AB 490 Summary

One page summary of key provisions

All groups

AB 490 Overview

More detailed outline of the new law

(6 pages)

All groups

Education Related Duties in California Juvenile Dependency and Delinquency Cases Imposed by AB 490

Chart with detailed legal analysis, including changes to key code sections and roles and responsibilities of various parties under the new law (6 pages)

Hearing officers, attorneys, advocates, and agency staff

AB 490 Roles & Responsibilities: Juvenile Court Judges

Overview of specific roles and responsibilities of judges under the new law (7 pages)

Hearing Officers

 

AB 490 Roles & Responsibilities: Attorneys

Overview of specific roles and responsibilities of attorneys under the new law (6 pages)

Attorneys & Advocates

AB 490 Roles & Responsibilities: County Social Workers and Probation Officers

Overview of specific roles and responsibilities of social workers and probation officers under the new law

(6 pages)

Social Workers & Probation Officers

AB 490 Roles & Responsibilities: Caregivers

Overview of specific roles and responsibilities of caregivers under the new law (5 pages)

Parents, relative caregivers, foster parents, group home staff & holders of educational rights

AB 490 Roles & Responsibilities: Schools

Overview of specific roles and responsibilities of schools under the new law (6 pages)

School Personnel

Implementation Plan for AB 490 – A School Blueprint

Overview of particular provisions pertinent to schools (3 pages)

School Personnel

Power Point

Training Tool Summarizing Key Points

All groups

Los Angeles Education Summit Recommendations

   

Contact List

Individuals to call with questions or to request assistance with training needs

(1 page)

 

All Groups

B. General Education Materials



California Legislation Related to Education of Wards & Dependents

Chart highlighting duties imposed by key provisions in California Education Law (10 pages)

Hearing officers, attorneys, advocates & agency staff

Education Related Duties in California Juvenile Dependency Cases

Chart highlighting duties imposed by key provisions in California Education Law pertinent to dependency cases (5 pages)

Hearing officers, attorneys, advocates & agency staff

Education Related Duties in California Juvenile Delinquency Cases

Chart highlighting duties imposed by key provisions in California Education Law pertinent to delinquency cases (6 pages)

Hearing officers, attorneys, advocates & agency staff