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New Study Finds California School Districts Struggling to Develop Support for Youth in Foster Care

March 9, 2015
MENLO PARK, Calif., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report on foster youth and California's Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) finds that most school districts are just beginning to grapple with how to address the needs of foster youth, despite the fact that foster youth have the lowest educational and life outcomes of any student group. SRI Education and J. Koppich and Associates conducted the research and produced the report, Foster Youth and the Early Implementation of the LCFF: Not Yet Making the Grade, on behalf of the National Center for Youth Law. It revealed serious gaps between the state's intent to highlight foster youth as a target group and the state's, counties', and districts' systems of support for this particularly under-performing group of students. 

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