Helping Children & Youth in Care Achieve School Success


Getting ready for school can be a complex and potentially overwhelming experience for children and youth in care—as well as for foster parents. You may have a child in your home who will be starting at a brand new school or returning to the same school, or you may be welcoming a new child into your home during the school year—someone whom you haven’t met yet. As a foster parent, there are some ways that you can plan to help the child in your care succeed in school.


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Author: Wisconsin Family Connections Center
Additional Author: Coalition for Children, Youth & Families
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