➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Foster Youth Need Academic Support to Succeed (Opinion)
Youth Today – October 17, 2016
For years, the child welfare system in America has focused on the most urgent needs of the children it served, making sure they’re safe, with enough food to eat and clean clothes to wear, while striving to achieve permanent placement. Although those are crucial first steps, they are not enough and never have been.