[For the purposes of the Foster Care and Student Success Resource Guide,] the term foster care will be used to refer to all children and youth who are in the custody of the State of Texas due to abuse and/or neglect, regardless of their living arrangement

 

A foster care student is a:

· Student is currently in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services

· Pre-kindergarten student was previously in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services following an adversary hearing held as provided by Section 262.201, Family Code.

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