San Francisco Unified School District Enrollment Chart for Foster Youth 2012-2013 ASSEMBLY BILL 490/ASSEMBLY BILL 1933 Effective January 1, 2004, Assembly Bill (AB) 490, Chapter 862, imposed new duties and rights related to the education of children and youth in foster care (dependents and wards of the court). Assembly Bill 1933 (“AB 1933”), effective January 1, 2011, allows a foster child to remain in his/her school of origin for as long as the child is in foster care. Education Code (EC) § 48850(a) All educational and school placement decisions for foster youth shall be made to ensure that each foster pupil has the opportunity to meet the same academic achievement standards to which all pupils are held, is placed in the least restrictive educational programs, and has access to the academic resources, services, extracurricular and enrichment activities as all other pupils. Education Code (EC) § 48850(a) The new school shall immediately enroll the foster or transitional child even if the foster or transitional child has outstanding fees, fines, textbooks, or other items or moneys due to the school last attended or is unable to produce records or clothing normally required for enrollment, such as previous academic records, medical records, proof of residency, other documentation, or school uniforms. Education Code (EC) § 48850(b) Enrollment Groups General Education Students, including Resource Specialist Program (RSP) and Inclusion (INC) Documents Required: 1. SFUSD Application, New Student Questionnaire & SFUSD Transition Form **Requested: 1. Foster Care Agreement 2. 2 Proofs of Address 3. 1 Proof of Birth 4. School records 5. Immunizations Registration Site (Drop in Accommodation) Please call for Questions Educational Placement Center 555 Franklin Street, Room 100 San Francisco, CA SFUSD Contacts/Questions Placement Counselors Main Line: (415) 241-6085 Darlene Lim (AB490 Liaison) [email protected] Phone: 241-6271 Fax: 241-6087 Required: 2. SFUSD Application, New Student Questionnaire & SFUSD Transition Form **Requested: 6. Foster Care Agreement 7. 2 Proofs of Address 8. 1 Proof of Birth 9. School records 10. Immunizations Pupil Services Department 555 Portola Avenue San Francisco, CA John Zamora [email protected] Phone: 695-5543 Fax: 695-5522 Students with Special Education Services Required: 1. SFUSD Application, New Student Questionnaire & SFUSD Transition Form **Requested: 1. Foster Care Agreement 2. 2 Proofs of Address 3. 1 Proof of Birth 4. School records 5. Immunizations 6. Individualized Education Plan (Drop in Accommodation) Please call for Questions Adriana Esquer [email protected] Phone: 355-6995 Fax: 241-6087 Request for Student Records SF-HSA Protective Services Worker/SF-JPD Probation Officer completes 1144 &1145 forms to request student records once school placement has been confirmed. Fax forms to Foster Youth Services (FYS) Program in corresponding school districts. Students with Probation Officers Educational Placement Center 555 Franklin Street, Room 100 San Francisco, CA FYS Coordinators: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/pf/fy/co ntacts.asp Jettye Buford-Levels, SFUSD FYS [email protected] Phone: 242-2615, Ext. 3204 Fax: 242-2618 Foster Youth AB490 Liaisons: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/pf/fy/ab 490contacts.asp Maya Webb, SFUSD, FYS [email protected] Phone: 242-2615x 3310 Shira Andron, SFUSD FYS [email protected] Phone: 242-2615, Ext. 3055 ** To ensure a student’s appropriate school placement, we encourage all relevant documents be provided at the time of enrollment.