Resources

Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Children: Access to Education
This fact sheet addresses how relatives can access educational enrollment, necessary immunizations, and special education services for children, in addition to parental activities, from Generations United (2005).        
 

Grand Resources: A Grandparent’s and Other Relative’s Guide to Raising Children with Disabilities
Generations United, with the support of the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, developed Grand Resources: A Grandparent’s and Other Relative’s Guide to Raising Children with Disabilities to equip the caregivers, including those that provide full and part time care to relative children, with the national resources they need to help their children thrive, now and in the future (2013).
 

State Educational and Health Care Consent Laws: ensure that children in grandfamilies can access fundamental services

This practical publication by Generations United is designed to give policymakers and advocates the tools they need to pursue similar legislation or amend their existing state laws.  It uses specific examples and language from the states with educational and health care consent laws (2014).

 

Legal Center for Foster Care and Education Website

The ABA's national technical assistance resource and information clearinghouse on legal and policy matters affecting the education of children in the foster care system