Strengthening Policies for Foster Youth Postsecondary Attainment

This policy report provides an overview of the challenges foster youth confront when pursuing a postsecondary credential, focuses on the treatment of these youth by state financial aid programs, and offers potential remedies that state policy leaders may pursue to increase successful outcomes for this population.

AUTHOR(S): Brian A. Sponsler, Emily Parker, Molly Sarubbi

Sponsored by: Education Commission of the States

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