TITLE

Children in foster care cannot be allowed to fall through cracks in education system

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Danny
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Hill;9/18/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 106, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the findings of the study concerning the educational success of foster children in the U.S. It reveals that 54 percent and 3 percent of the youth were able to graduate from high school and college. It also indicates that foster care system guarantees no educational stability, immediate school enrolment and transfer of records or services. Furthermore, the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act is proposed to address the education needs of mobile children.
ACCESSION #
26746212

 

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