According to DHS, 34% of the 13,000 children in Pennsylvania who are in foster care are between 14 and 17 years old.
Research shows that 70% of teenagers in foster care want to attend college; but only 9% obtain degrees. A program at Western Michigan University is helping.
City Council has approved new safeguards for families of children placed into Philadelphia’s foster care system, including requirements for reporting abuse.
A new report from the University of California Berkeley released findings that show that only One in 10 foster care youth are proficient in math and only 2 in 10 are proficient in English in 11th grade.
by KYW’s Dr. Marciene Mattleman Richard Barth, a professor of social work at The University of Maryland, is an expert on child welfare services. According the The Chronicle of Higher Education, early in his career […]