One of the most vexing problems for Arizona, a state that is committed to providing high-quality public education for all students, has been the persistently low academic achievement of racial/ethnic minority students, English language learners, students raised in poverty, and students with disabilities. For many years, closing these achievement gaps has been a priority. Yet, until recently, reform efforts have rarely acknowledged another group of students who also persistently underperform: students in foster care.
Author(s): WestEd, FosterEd Arizona
Publication Date: 2015
Topic(s): Arizona, Data and Evaluation, Foster Youth
Resource Type: Research / Report
Recommended Audience(s): Agency Leaders and Professionals
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