News Washington State Leader in Paying for Apprenticeships for Youth in Foster Care

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What many consider routine and the direct path to college can be a quagmire for traumatized youth in foster care.

It’s likely that only 50 percent of such youth complete high school by age 18, according to a summary of foster-care education research published by the National Working Group on Foster Care and Education. That compares to 84 percent of all high school youth in 2015-16, according to the latest available statistics. More…

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