Linking Education to Permanency Outcomes:. How and Why Improving Educational Outcomes Promotes Permanency. Permanency Defined.
How and Why Improving Educational Outcomes Promotes Permanency
The Midwest study by Chapin Hall found that two-thirds (67%) of youth in out-of-home care had been suspended from school at least once compared to 28% in a national sample of general population youth.
C. Smithgall, et al.Educational Experiences of Children in Out-of-Home Care, University of Chicago, Chapin Hall Center for Children, Chicago, IL (2004), available at http://www.chapinhall.org/article_abstract.aspx?ar=1372
Children and Family Research Center, Instability in Foster Care