Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts #1: Getting Tough on Educational Stability

The Chronicle of Social Change is highlighting each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program (FYI), a group of 12 former foster youths who have completed congressional […]

Child Welfare

California Bill Aims to Prevent Children From Changing Schools After Entering Foster Care

  California advocates are hoping a new piece of legislation can prevent the educational disruption of children in foster care by opening up funding for children living with relatives in emergency placement situations. Sponsored by […]

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Policy Paper

On Their Own: What Happens to Kids When They Age Out of the Foster Care System?

Describes the challenges faced by youth who moved from foster care to independence in cities across the country, and illustrates the need for family and informal support networks, preparation for household and financial management, and […]