Child Welfare

Three Bright Spots in California’s Fitful and Failing Implementation of a Federal Law Aimed at Lifting Foster Students’ Academic Horizons

  In the eastern suburbs of Sacramento County, Kamika Hebbert keeps a watchful eye for signs of how an unstable environment affects young minds. There’s the restlessness that comes with worry about biological parents and […]

Education

Colorado Schools File Suit Against ‘School Choice’ Provision in Foster Care Transportation Law

Six Colorado school districts, two education associations and two private citizens are pushing back against a new state law aimed at improving school transportation for students in foster care. HB 18-1306 was signed by Gov. […]

Child Welfare

Arizona Says It Lives Up to Foster Youth Education Law, But Can’t Prove It. Can Others?

In Arizona, as in many other parts of the United States, school stability for foster youth is a significant problem. Forty-two percent of students in foster care switched schools during the school year, according to […]