Twice Abandoned: How schools and child-welfare systems fail kids in foster care

Number 28414
Subject Schools
Source The Hechinger Report
Year 2018
Publication Date October - December 2018
Summary Foster kids graduate high school and go to college at a much lower rate than other groups of children. The federal government is trying to help these young people from falling behind, but many states aren’t doing their part. We look at how schools and child-welfare systems are each failing the foster youth in their care.
Category Contest Entry
Keywords The Hechinger Report, Huffington Post, schools, foster care, government, welfare, children, opioids
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