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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Investing in the education of foster youth

Investing in the education of foster youth

California is home to more than 55,000 foster kids – the largest foster population in the country. And, the one place in the state where most of those kids come together is in public school. Jetaine Hart, a former foster youth and current educational mentor in Alameda County, argues that’s where we should be putting resources to help foster kids – kids who often shuffle from school to school and have unstable home lives.

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