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Notices & Policies - Students in Foster Care

Students in Foster Care

Each school district in Missouri must designate a staff member as “the educational liaison” for children in foster care. Acting in an advisory capacity, the educational liaison is required to:   1. Ensure and facilitate the proper educational placement, enrollment in school and checkout from school of foster children 2. Assist foster care students when transferring from one school or district to another, by ensuring proper transfer of credits, records and grades; 3. Request school records of a foster care student pursuant to section 167.022, within two (2) business days of a foster care student’s placement in a school, and 4. Submit school records of foster care students within three (3) business days of receiving a request for a foster care student’s records   Read the full Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Foster Care Bill of Rights here.   For questions regarding Ritenour students in foster care, please contact the Ritenour Foster Care Coordinator, Julie Hahn.    Julie Hahn
Assistant Superintendent of Data, Intervention and Student Support
2420 Woodson Road
St. Louis, MO 63114
(314) 493-6086