NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR SB 1220
TIME & DATE: 9:00 AM, Tuesday, April 11, 2017
PLACE: E1.028 (Hearing Room)
CHAIR: Senator Larry Taylor
SB 1220 | RELATING TO ENSURING CONTINUITY OF EDUCATION AND ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION, CAREER INFORMATION, AND SKILLS CERTIFICATION FOR FOSTER CARE YOUTH AND FORMER FOSTER CARE YOUTH.
This bill requires continuity of educational programs for homeless students or students in substitute care who transfer schools. Also proposes that DFPS collaborate with state and community resources to create a program that helps foster youth obtain high school diplomas, industry/trade certifications, career counseling, and information regarding tuition and fee waivers available to these students.
Status: Scheduled for Education public hearing on 4/11/12