Higher Education Opportunities for Foster Youth: A Primer for Policymakers


Subject:
College and University Education , Families , Foster Care , College Admission

Description:
This report makes policy recommendations focused on improving opportunities for success of former foster youth entering the higher education system. Addresses characteristics of foster youth, adult life skills, mental health, educational attainment, and related topics. Includes statistics on foster care. From the Institute for Higher Education Policy, a "non-profit, non-partisan organization whose mission is to foster access and success in postsecondary education." Opens directly into a PDF document.

Creator:
Wolanin, Thomas R.

Publisher:
The Institute for Higher Education Policy

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.ihep.org/assets/files/publications/m-r/OpportunitiesFosterYouth.pdf


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