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Foster Care students and higher education
Source: Casey Family Programs
- Each year 20,000 youth age 16 and older transition or “age out” of foster care.
- More than 500,000 children and youth are in foster care in the United States
- 7-13% of students from foster care enroll in higher education
- Only about 2 percent of young people from foster care obtained bachelors degrees, in contrast to 24 percent of adults in the general adult population
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