Helping Kids in Care Change Schools


Changing schools can be a scary experience for a child in care: new teachers, new students, new buildings, and a new home. This tip sheet provides some guidance on how to help make this transition easier for you and for the child in your home. It includes ideas on communicating with school staff, confidentiality, and including birth parents.


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Author: Wisconsin Family Connections Center
Additional Author: Coalition for Children, Youth & Families
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