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Author(s):Casey Family Programs
Title:Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
Short Description:Recommends modest changes to the Higher Education Act to address the multitude of barriers faced by foster youth in the pursuit of healthy and successful lives.
Annotation:This paper recommends modest changes to the Higher Education Act to address the multitude of barriers faced by foster youth in the pursuit of healthy and successful lives. A systemic approach utilizing the combined leadership of governments, communities-based organizations, and philanthropic organizations is advocated to address the needs of youth in the foster care system.
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Associated Keywords:
College Access
Foster Youth
Low-Income Students
Non-traditional Students

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