Child Protective Services Handbook Revision August 13, 2012

This revision of the Child Protective Services Handbook was published on August 13, 2012. Summaries of new or revised items are provided below.

College Tuition and Fee Waiver Information (PATS 5447)

The item below is revised to specify that youth are eligible to have college tuition and fees waived if they were in the conservatorship of an individual (not only a relative) who is not the child’s parent. A new reference to the Education Code is added. See:

10312 College Tuition and Fee Waiver Exemption for Foster Youth, Adopted Youth, and Youth in Permanent Managing Conservatorship (PMC)

10313 College Tuition and Fee Exemption for Youth Who Have Been Adopted