In This Report, You’ll Learn

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    Why educational stability is critical for youth in foster care.

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    Facts about graduation rates among youth in foster care.

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    Personal stories of youth in foster care struggling through school.

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    Ideas for helping these students gain greater educational stability.

Key Takeaway

Introducing the (always) new kids in class

Meet Octavia Lacks (11 moves in three years), R.J. Sloke (12 different high schools), Lexie Grüber (who chose to be homeless to avoid switching schools). This report shares personal stories of 10 former foster care youth who had to traverse life’s tricky teenage years amid a shifting backdrop of unfamiliar homes and schools. Their struggles with educational instability is a heartbreaking tragedy — one that is unfolding all across America. 

Findings & Stats

Statements & Quotations