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Ready to Succeed in the Classroom

  • 2010 report on “Findings from Teacher Discussion Groups on their Experiences and Aspirations Teaching Students in the Foster Care System.” This document is one aspect of The Ready to Succeed Initiative, which is an effort on behalf of the Stuart Foundation, with a mission to improve the educational outcomes for foster care youth. They aim to do so by assisting public education systems and child welfare systems.
  • The document at hand is a compilation of  findings, resources, strategies, and how to support students in the foster care system.
  • Aimed at educators but also schools and community resource centers more generally.