From foster care to adulthood: Setting up students for success through education

Friday, July 22, 2022

Every year, roughly 224,000 young people age out of the foster care system in the United States. Most lack a safety net to help them succeed. A community college program in Virginia aims to pick up the pieces by helping young people who experienced foster care enroll in college, followed by career and financial support, one-on-one coaching, and more.

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