Building a Research Agenda to Improve Education Outcomes for Children and Youth in Foster Care: What the Experts Say

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The half-million children and youth in the foster care system in the United States are twice as likely as their peers outside the system to leave high school without a diploma. They experience higher rates of absenteeism, grade retention, and disciplinary referrals, and are significantly overrepresented in special education programs.

Building a Research Agenda to Improve Education Outcomes for Children and Youth in Foster Care: What the Experts Say