TITLE 89: SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER III: DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER a: SERVICE DELIVERY
PART 312 DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
SECTION 312.20 DEFINITIONS
Section 312.20 Definitions
"Accredited high school", as used in this Part, means any high school that has met all compliance rules and regulations as required by the State of Illinois.
"ACT" means American College Test.
"Adopted child" means a child for whom the Department was legally responsible immediately before the adoption was finalized.
"Children for whom the Department is legally responsible" means children for whom the Department has temporary protective custody or guardianship via court order or children whose parent has signed an adoptive surrender or voluntary placement agreement with the Department.
"Children of veterans" means youth who are either wards of the Department or in the subsidized guardianship program or who have been adopted and whose birth parent or adoptive parent has served honorably in a branch of the United States Armed Services.
"Department" means the Department of Children and Family Services.
"FAFSA" means Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
"GED" means General Educational Development diploma.
"SAT" means Scholastic Aptitude Test.
"Subsidized Guardianship Program" means a child welfare demonstration project that offers a financial subsidy to relative care or licensed foster home caregivers that are willing to assume private guardianship of children who are eligible for the program. The Subsidized Guardianship Program is further defined in 89 Ill. Adm. Code 302.405, Subsidized Guardianship.
(Source: Amended at 28 Ill. Reg. 8456, effective June 4, 2004)