Educational Support

The federal Every Student Succeeds Act was initially rolled out in 2016, but sadly too few foster youth in the state of Ohio are proactively informed about who the Foster Care Liaison is in their district.

Although it is considered “Best Practice” is for Foster Care Liaisons to be proactive and make contact with foster youth in their district, every Ohio school district differs in their approach.

During the October 2022 statewide OHIO YAB meeting, none of the participating youth had ever heard of or benefited from this resource.

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