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Foster Youth Who Have Succeeded in Higher Education: Common Themes
Lovitt, Thomas; Emerson, John; National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (University of Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration, National Center on Secondary Education and Transition, 2008)
 

Title 
Foster Youth Who Have Succeeded in Higher Education: Common Themes

Issue Date
2008-04

Publisher
University of Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration, National Center on Secondary Education and Transition

Type
Report

Abstract
All young people, including foster youth and youth with disabilities, can succeed academically given adequate support and advocacy from educators, professionals, and their caregivers. Casey Family Programs interviewed eight former foster youth who recently graduated from college. Their perspectives on going to college and obtaining a degree despite numerous barriers presents an opportunity learn how other young adults like them might be better supported.

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NCSET Information Brief, Volume 7,Issue 1

Sponsorship
There are no copyright restrictions on this document. However, please cite and credit the source when copying all or part of this material. This report was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, (Cooperative Agreement No. H326J000005). The opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the policy or position of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, and no official endorsement by the Department should be inferred.

Suggested Citation
Lovitt, Thomas; Emerson, John; National Center on Secondary Education and Transition. (2008). Foster Youth Who Have Succeeded in Higher Education: Common Themes. University of Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration, National Center on Secondary Education and Transition. Retrieved from the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy, http://purl.umn.edu/49249.


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