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What Teachers and Educators Can Do to Help Youth In Foster Care

This is a fabulous resource for teachers and educators seeking information about students from foster care. 

These students face many unique challenges in school, including placement changes, lost records, and inconsistent support. 

As an educator, you can assist students from foster care in a number of ways.  The What Teachers and Educators Can Do to Help Youth in Foster Care guide includes:

  • Exploring student academic history
  • Classroom behavior and achievement
  • Learning disabilities
  • Learning relationships
  • Support system collaboration
  • Preparation for postsecondary education
  • Additional resources

To view or download, please see the PDF in the righthand collumn. 

Your donations help make a difference.

Fostering Success Michigan is a statewide initiative that aims to increase access and success in higher education and post-college careers for youth with experience in foster care. Learn how you can contribute to building a holistic network that insulates (i.e., strengthens protective factors and reduces risks) the education to career "pipeline." 

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