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Obama Signs Uninterrupted Scholars Act

Congressional leaders recently came together to champion a law to improve education outcomes for foster youth. The Uninterrupted Scholars Act (USA) passed both houses of Congress by January 1, 2013 and was signed by President Barrack Obama on January 14, 2013 amidst intense pressure to resolve the looming fiscal cliff. USA amended federal education law…