Seattle Times: Treehouse Offers Support for Foster Kids in School and Beyond

Kids like Victoria and Stephanie face tough odds. Less than 50 percent of the state’s foster children graduate from high school within five years, compared with 82 percent of all public high-school students, according to recent Treehouse and state statistics. “Every time a student gets pulled out of a home to live with strangers, that will impact the ability to study,” said Peggy Carlson, who oversees services for foster kids at the state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. On the other hand, 89 percent of foster kids served by Treehouse graduate in five years, as of 2017. Read More >>

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