Education

The Case of ‘V. Doe’ Could Have Major Implications for the Education of Foster Youth Nationwide

Her mother deported, her father incarcerated, 6-year-old V. Doe entered Rhode Island’s foster care system in 2005. By 2017, the girl-turned-teenager had changed residences no less than a dozen times as she bounced through foster […]

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California Department of Ed Taps Foster Care Education Vet After Failing to Comply with Federal Law

In the wake of revelations that California’s Department of Education failed to comply with federal education law affecting foster youth, it has hired a new leader for its Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program. Jacqueline Wong, […]

Research and Resources

GAO Report Highlights Obstacles for Homeless and Foster Youth Accessing Federal Financial Aid for College

The Government Accountability Office’s report, “Higher Education: Actions Needed to Improve Access to Federal Financial Assistance for Homeless and Foster Youth,” examines enrollment data from 2011-2012 and 2013-2014, and completion data from 2009, to determine […]