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Title: Foster Youth Who Have Succeeded in Higher Education: Common Themes
Authors: Lovitt, Thomas
Emerson, John
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition
Keywords: NCSET
foster youth
youth with disabilities
Issue Date: Apr-2008
Publisher: University of Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration, National Center on Secondary Education and Transition
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.
Description: NCSET Information Brief, Volume 7,Issue 1
URI: http://purl.umn.edu/49249
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