Foster Care Children Need Better Educational Opportunities
Publication Date: June 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Dan Lips
Keywords: Education; vouchers; School Choice
Coverage: United States
Because the estimated 518,000 children in foster care are among the most at-risk children in American society, and because the quality of their primary and secondary education is a major factor in determining whether or not they succeed in life, policymakers should work to improve learning opportunities for foster children by expanding their education options.