Yes, You Can Go to College: Making Higher Education Happen for Youth in Care.
Published: July 2014
ABA Child Law Practice
Vol. 33, No. 7 , p. 156-158
ABA Center on Children and the Law
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Three experts discuss factors that lead to poor education outcomes challenging the ability of foster youth to pursue higher education and strategies for addressing education barriers including: federal laws, model practice (school-based liaisons, education training and curriculum, and trauma-informed practices), State collaborative efforts, and programs to increase college readiness.
foster adolescents; academic achievement; barriers; Postsecondary education; Policy formation; federal laws; trauma informed practice