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US: Brief Finds That Extended Foster Care Increases Educational Success
Chronicle of Social Change – September 28, 2017
The Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago recently released a brief highlighting factors that lead to high school completion and college enrollment for foster youth. “Each month in extended foster care past age 18, increased the expected odds of completing high school by about 8 percent,” the Chapin Hall brief said.
Report: Findings from the California Youth Transitions to Adulthood Study (CalYOUTH): Memo from CalYOUTH: Predictors of High School Completion and College Entry at Ages 19/20: http://www.chapinhall.org/sites/default/files/CY_HS_IB0817.pdf
Information Gateway resource: Educational Stability for Children and Youth in Foster Care: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/systemwide/service-array/education-services/meeting-needs/educational-stability/