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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. 

Panelist Biographies

Summary of the Events

Foster Youth Share Their School Experiences

Recap of #FosterEdSuccess Tweet Chat

Policy Subcommittee

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.

Data Subcommittee

The Data Subcommittee compiles leading data, research and best practices to track improvements in education outcomes.

Education Advisory Group

The Education Advisory Group serves as an advisory body to the National Working Group on Foster Care and Education.