School is an opportunity for students to feel self-motivated to improve their life chances in the real world, says Casey Family Programs. Succeeding can motivate children and youth in foster care to have a better future, but this is not always the case.
Federal Child and Family Service Reviews indicate that states are challenged to meet the educational needs of children and youth in foster care, authors write. At the same time, however, there are some promising developments that may lead to better educational experiences and outcomes for children and youth in foster care
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