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LCFF Resources: Priority 10 Foster Youth

Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) Priority 10 addresses coordination of services with welfare agencies, probation and courts, responding to the needs of the juvenile court system to ensure appropriate educational placement and transfer records.

Statement of Model Practices

LCFF Priority Statement of Model Practices
The Statements of Model Practices are intended to support LEAs and their stakeholders in the LCAP development process. The Statements can help LEAs identify strategies and practices to meet their specific needs and potential areas of growth and may serve as good starting points for LEAs to begin dialogues with their stakeholders in each priority area.


Top resources aligned to LCFF Priority 10 are provided below. Select a Priority link to display resources for that subject.

Top Resources
Resource Description
CA Department of Social Services CA Foster Youth Education Resource Hub External link opens in new window or tab. Provides cross system practices specific to foster and probation youth in schools/educational settings and general information and resources.

FosterEd: Champions for System Involved Scholars External link opens in new window or tab.

FosterEd offers information and resources on creating a future where each and every young person in foster care, or under the jurisdiction of probation, graduates from high school with a wide array of possibilities for their future.
Changing Minds Toolkit External link opens in new window or tab. Futures Without Violence, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Ad Council provide resources and information to raise awareness of childhood exposure to violence and motivate adults who regularly interact with children (grades K-8) to take meaningful action in supporting children who may be affected.
Alliance for Children’s Rights External link opens in new window or tab. Resources and information on the rights of impoverished, abused, and neglected children and youth.
Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program Coordinators Contact information for Foster Youth Services Coordinating system.
Deeper Dive
Resource Description
CA Foster Youth Education Taskforce External link opens in new window or tab. Offers resources to improve educational outcomes for foster youth in California by bringing together subject matter experts representing more than 35 organizations and agencies to engage in cross-systems collaboration.

Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program

Provides support services to foster children who suffer the traumatic effects of displacement from family and schools and multiple placements in foster care.
Futures without Violence External link opens in new window or tab. Resources and training on improving responses to violence and abuse.
Changing Minds on children’s exposure to violence and childhood trauma External link opens in new window or tab. Resources that outline the science behind trauma and healing, and the news and communications about childhood trauma.
California School Boards Association Foster Youth Resources External link opens in new window or tab. Resources on identifying the challenges foster youth face.
California College Pathways External link opens in new window or tab. Provides best practices policies that support helping foster youth across the state achieve their higher education goals and move on to fulfilling careers.

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Last Reviewed: Friday, May 24, 2024
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