Education Efforts for Children in Foster Care: The Pima County, Arizona Experience

June 1, 2007

Provides detailed information regarding the various components of the educational reform efforts implemented by the Pima County Juvenile Court (Tucson, Arizona) and offers recommendations to other jurisdictions who want to address the educational issues faced by children in foster care. Comprehensive findings from a preliminary review of Juvenile Court records are provided, with a focus on how educational issues are addressed as part of routine court practice.