New legislation aims to help foster kids

Some of California’s most vulnerable children are missing out on funds to help with their education, children in foster care.  Around a third of foster kids don’t receive assistance from California’s Foster Youth Services program because they live with relatives.  But a new bill hopes to level the education playing field for all foster youth across […]

California budget includes new emphasis on foster youth in schools

“California has just become the first state to really acknowledge that foster children require special attention when it comes to education, and to hold districts and schools accountable for their performance,” said Jesse Hahnel, director of FosterEd, a national initiative focused on helping foster youth throughout the country succeed in school by pushing for stronger […]

Skip to content