Youth Today | Foster Youth Need Academic Support to Succeed

Each year, more than 250,000 children in the United States enter the foster care system. While many will be reunited with their families or adopted, about 10 percent will “age out,” depending on the state they live in, and suddenly be on their own. The New York Foundling, along with a number of other organizations across the country, is working to develop programs to improve these statistics. One such program, Road to Success, provides tutors, specially trained by The Foundling, to work with students, many of whom have struggled with trauma or abandonment issues. READ MORE

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