Alternative School Model Looks to Improve Academic Outcomes for Foster Youth
After entering foster care at 16, Taneil Franklin moved between three different high schools in just one year. And even before that, while living in an unstable situation with her father, she’d transferred a couple times — in all, she’d matriculated in five high schools by the time she reached her senior year.
What’s Annie E. Casey Doing for Kids and Families with Its Full-Court Press?
The Annie E. Casey Foundation has real-life origins that explain its deeply child-focused approach. Jim Casey, who made his fortune starting UPS, named the foundation for his mother, Annie E. Casey, a single parent who struggled to raise him and his three siblings.