Fostering Success: Improving Educational Outcomes for Youth in/From Care. Annotated Bibliography.
Rutman, Deborah. Hubberstey, Carol.
University of Victoria (B.C.). School of Social Work. Research Initiatives for Social Change. Vancouver Foundation.
iv, 20 p.
This report presents an annotated list of literature that provides information on improving educational outcomes for foster youth. Resources include British Columbia-based government agency, and/or municipality reports, reports from Canada, reports from the United States, and reports from beyond North America. The resources provide information on best practices for teachers, mentor programs, dropout prevention, postsecondary education, the education of Aboriginal youth, youth transition programs, and academic achievement.
foster children; foster adolescents; school issues; academic achievement; school linked services; postsecondary education; British Columbia; Canada