Educational Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Kids
  • Petitioned U.S. Senate

This petition was delivered to:

U.S. Senate

Educational Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Kids

    1. Petition by

      HEAR US

Kids without homes and kids without families need all the help they can get, especially access to secure educational opportunities.

For most homeless kids, and those in foster care, they are needlessly ripped from their schools, or worse, kept out of school all together. School is the one stable factor in their lives. And this population doesn't have a powerful lobby.

But legislation has recently (11/09) been introduced in the US Senate to help both populations.

The "Educational Success for Children and Youth Without Homes Act of 2009," S. 2800, and

The "Fostering Success in Education Act of 2009," S. 2801

will strengthen educational opportunities for kids without homes and/or without parents in their lives.

The Senate is the target for this petition.

Recent signatures

    Supporters


    Develop your own tools to win.

    Use the Change.org API to develop your own organizing tools. Find out how to get started.