New grant to help youth in foster care succeed in college

Older youths in foster care often age out of the system, meaning they reach adulthood without being adopted or reunified with family. And those young people frequently face large obstacles in continuing their education beyond high school.

A new study led by Washington State University faculty aims to make the transition to higher education less intimidating and more realistic for this population, thanks to a five-year, $3.8 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences,  part of the U.S. Department of Education.

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