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Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
 
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Foster Youth and Education: Facts and Figures
  • Children in foster care are far more likely to change schools during the school year, to be in special education classes and to fail to receive passing grades than their general population counterparts.
  •  High school dropout rates are 3 times higher for foster youth than other low-income children
  • Only about 50% graduate from high school
  • Over 40% of school-aged children in foster care have educational difficulties

(National Foster Youth Initiative) 

Educational Liaison/ESSA Point of Contact 

Marianna Seeholzer

216-881-4886 

Marianna.Seeholzer@jfs.ohio.gov 

3955 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115 

 

Division of Children and Family Services

Educational Stability for Foster Youth

 

 

    

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6393 Oak Tree Boulevard South, Independence, OH 44131
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