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Interrogating the Systems that Force Foster Youth to be Resilient

4/27/2022

Interrogating the Systems that Force Foster Youth to be Resilient

We can’t keep celebrating “resilient” foster youth if we are not actively removing the systems in place that marginalize them, writes Kenyon Lee Whitman.

Mississippi Senate to Vote on College Scholarship Bill for Foster Youth

3/3/2022

Mississippi Senate to Vote on College Scholarship Bill for Foster Youth

A Mississippi bill being considered by the state Senate would create a short-term scholarship program for students who spent their teens in foster care.

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Consumer Finance Agency Digs Into Questionable Direct Student Loan Practices

2/9/2022

Consumer Finance Agency Digs Into Questionable Direct Student Loan Practices

Federal watchdogs are keeping a close eye on the potentially predatory loan practices of some post-secondary institutions.

Delaware to Offer Free State College to Former Foster Youth

11/17/2021

Delaware to Offer Free State College to Former Foster Youth

Beginning next spring, some Delaware students who were previously in foster care will have access to cost-free college.

In Silicon Valley, College Students Have Seen Hardship through the Pandemic

10/25/2021

In Wealthy Silicon Valley, College Students Have Seen Hardship through the Pandemic

Some college students in Silicon Valley, one of the wealthiest enclaves in the nation, have faced obstacles that have mounted during the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.

8/25/2021

Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts

The Imprint is highlighting each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program, a group of 11 former foster youths who have completed congress

    A new report shows college enrollment dropped this spring.

    6/10/2021

    California Leaders Push to Reverse Plummeting Statewide College Enrollment

    A new study found a steep drop in college enrollment this spring — particularly in community colleges, which often serve more low-income students, foster youth and others who experience barriers to higher education.

    writer Tatiana Lemire offers advice on resources and encouragement for foster youth interested in pursuing college.

    6/8/2021

    Advocating for Yourself Starts with Exploring Your Resources

    Writer Tatiana Lemire offers practical advice on resources as well as encouragement for foster youth interested in pursuing college.

    6/3/2021

    Minnesota Bill Would Remove Financial Burden of College for State’s Foster Youth

    A bill being considered in the Minnesota Legislature would provide the state’s first-ever comprehensive support for students who are former foster youth.