The working group heightens national awareness of the educational needs of children and youth in care, and promotes best and promising practices and reforms across educational, child welfare, and juvenile and family court systems.
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Congressional Briefings on Improving Educational Outcomes for Children and Youth in Foster Care
The National Working Group on Foster Care and Education hosted two identical Congressional briefings on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, with experts in school and child welfare administration and policy and an alumnus of foster care discussed the educational challenges and opportunities for students in foster care.
Summary of the Events
Foster Youth Share Their School Experiences
Recap of #FosterEdSuccess Tweet Chat
The Policy Subcommittee consists of various organizations that are active in effecting policy changes related to the education outcomes of children and youth in care.
The Data Subcommittee compiles leading data, research and best practices to track improvements in education outcomes.
The Education Advisory Group serves as an advisory body to the National Working Group on Foster Care and Education.