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When supported by strong practices and policies, positive school experiences can counteract the negative effects of abuse, neglect, separation, and lack of permanency experienced by the nearly 400,000 U.S. children and youth in foster care.

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While in foster care, many children are again victims of identity theft or credit fraud that impairs their ability to gain housing or employment after transitioning out of care. First Star supports policy and legislation regarding this and other key issues.

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childhood_deniedChildhood Denied – Ending the Nightmare of Child Abuse and Neglect exposes various ways the United States ignores and discards its most vulnerable children.

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