Texas Family Code

As effective September 1, 2019

Sec. 264.1211: Career Development and Education Program

(a) The department shall collaborate with local workforce development boards, foster care transition centers, community and technical colleges, schools, and any other appropriate workforce industry resources to create a program that:

(1) assists foster care youth and former foster care youth in obtaining:

(A) a high school diploma or a high school equivalency certificate; and

(B) industry certifications that are necessary for occupations that are in high demand;

(2) provides career guidance to foster care youth and former foster care youth; and

(3) informs foster care youth and former foster care youth about the tuition and fee waivers for institutions of higher education that are available under Section 54.366, Education Code.

Comments

Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 419 (S.B. 1220), Sec. 3, eff. June 1, 2017.