Educational Specialists Boost Foster Youth Achievement in Washington State
Washington state-based foster youth support agency Treehouse just released their recent Semester 1 Report Card, which illustrates the current state of their “Graduation Success” program, noting specifically the increase in course performance for foster youth participants.
Washington State Approves Educational Representatives for Foster Youth
By: Justin Pye In Washington State, foster care advocates aligned with state representatives to pass a bill ensuring foster youth have a designated educational representative. “Every one of use who’s had any kind of success in our lives’ had somebody watching out for us,” Janis Avery, CEO of Treehouse, a Seattle-based non-profit focused on improving educational outcomes for foster youth, said.