Education Dive: Students in Foster Care Often Need Extra Support to Graduate

When Seattle nonprofit Treehouse learned that the 2010 graduation rate for students in foster care was only 36 percent, it begin a program targeted at providing educational specialists to help those students succeed in school, NPR reports. Youth in foster care are often at higher risk of dropping out of school because of trauma, shifts in educational placement due to shifts in foster families and lack of long-term parental support. Read More >>

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