Reports find it hard for teenagers in foster care to transition into adulthood addressing a bump that leaves them falling behind in education.
According to a recent report by a child welfare advocacy group, less than half of former foster youths in Ohio have a high school diploma or equivalent by the age of 21, which is well below the national average of three out of every four.
Today on All sides, foster youth education, what Ohio may be lacking and more.
- Scott Britton, assistant director, Public Children Services Association of Ohio
- Jennifer McKenzie, executive director, Starfish Alliance
- Jamole Callahan, former foster youth, training, development and operations chair of ACTION Ohio (Alumni of Care Together Improving Outcomes Now)