The Perfect College Support System for Foster Youth
Last week, The Imprint summarized a report on improving the post-secondary education outcomes of students who are foster youth or aged out of foster care. Interestingly, the report led with a list of promising local programs from around the country, followed by sections identifying challenges for such youth and policy recommendations to help address those challenges.
Say Yes, Growing College Access Program, Gets Boost from Wallace Foundation
Say Yes To Education, a nonprofit with chapters in six northeast cities that is dedicated to increasing high school and college graduation rates for students in urban school districts, will expand its program in Upstate New York, and has added 11 new colleges to its Higher Education Compact.