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May 5, 2023
Foster youth in extended care receive a monthly housing stipend; AB 525 seeks to provide a housing supplement that would increase the monthly stipend depending on the housing costs of the county the youth lives in.
July 14, 2022
College students often face housing challenges during academic breaks. Outside groups are helping students pay for available college dorm rooms so they have a place to call home.
October 16, 2020
Two San Francisco Bay Area districts are expanding outreach to their most vulnerable students including those who are homeless, foster youth.
July 15, 2020
A challenge to get California foster youth signed up for financial aid paid off. This spring, for the first time ever, foster students surpassed high school peers in applying for federal student aid.
March 20, 2020
Life may not be the same, but for some California college students staying on campus provides a refuge, especially for those with nowhere to go.
January 30, 2020
New research finds these students had lower grade point averages than their peers because of barriers they faced in high school.
December 30, 2019
More than 34,000 students in foster care attend California's K-12 schools. Learn more about their unique challenges and the support systems in place to help them navigate through the education system.
December 3, 2019
Foster students miss the most school days of any group of students in the state.
November 27, 2019
Learn what schools are doing right, and what has yet to be done.
October 3, 2019
The classes are part of a state program to help children in foster care find and enroll in child care programs.
September 12, 2019
California community colleges provide some housing help for former foster youth
August 13, 2019
Increasing financial aid for California college students among 21 new proposals
August 9, 2019
The state needs to take a more active role in translating policy reform into academic achievement for its youth in care.
June 26, 2019
One recent study found that among foster youth who enrolled in post-secondary education just 49.6 percent completed their first two semesters.
June 11, 2019
Butte County’s Oroville City Elementary School District, which has a suspension rate that is three times the statewide average, is being investigated by the state Bureau of Children's Justice.