Foster children are more likely to drop out of school, research indicates. Many programs seek to ease their struggles.
I am from a mystery – America’s 14th-21st century to no history Germantown, North and West Philly, Cobbs Creek Parkway and praying all day I am from my mother’s birth pains to my foster mother’s gain ~Robin Muldor-Engram
Lack of oversight and limited coursework in this little-known system can derail students instead of helping them.
Most kids arrive ‘mad at the world,’ the CEO says. ‘They want to know: Why are people not taking care of me?’
Four students share their stories.
When judges send foster kids to residential facilities with schools, they think they are giving them a better shot at getting an education. The result is often the opposite.
The statistics on the education of kids in foster care tell a grim story. In Philadelphia, schools, advocates and organizations are working to write a happier ending.