Youth Today | Beating the Odds: Boosting School Success Rates for Students in Foster Care

At The New York Foundling, an agency that finds homes and facilitates adoptions for children, each child is assigned an education specialist who works closely with a team, including foster parents, to get the child the appropriate educational services so that they can stay on track in school. Liyan Bao, vice president of permanency placement at The New York Foundling, credits this specialized attention as well as the multiple programs they offer with helping to push children further in school, ideally on to a post-secondary education. Click here to read more.

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