• Dese Clarifies Unresolved Issues for Foster Care Students
  • April 10, 2018
  • On January 18, 2018, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (“DESE”) issued guidance which clarifies the obligations of school districts for foster care students under the Every Student Succeeds Act (“ESSA”). The guidance can be found here: http://www.doe.mass.edu/news/news.aspx?id=24765. The guidance generally places significant burdens on school districts, although it did provide some helpful clarifications.