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Goal 9: Smooth Transitions

Iowa Statute To Facilitate Educational Stability/School Reentry

Iowa's statute provides a number of protections to ensure the educational continuity of youth adjudicated delinquent or in foster care who are enrolling in a new school district. School districts must develop procedures for awarding acadeimc credit for coursework done at another school, provide intensive insturtctional services and supports if appropriate, promote practices that facilitate access to extra-curricular activities and credit, and establish other procedures to lesson the impact of the school transfer on the student.

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