Education Outcomes of Students in Foster Care in California’s Public Schools

This study was conducted under the auspices of the Center for the Future of Teaching
and Learning at WestEd, which is dedicated to improving teacher-development policy
and practice. For more than a decade, the Center has been steadfast in the pursuit of its
mission to ensure that every student in California’s elementary and secondary schools has a
well?prepared, effective, and caring teacher. WestEd, a research, development, and service
agency, works with education and other communities to promote excellence, achieve equity,
and improve learning for children, youth, and adults.