Bill would track educational outcomes of foster children


The Kansas Senate on Thursday passed groundbreaking legislation that would track the educational achievement of thousands of foster children.

The bill, believed to be the second of its kind in the country, would better help state officials understand how foster children are progressing through school. It passed unanimously.

The legislation is seen as a key step to understanding and finding solutions to the instability challenges facing the state's foster care system.

The bill would . . .


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