Foster Children and High School Graduation – California

In Hollywood, foster care students try to finish high school,┬áBy Christine Armario (AP), June 6, 2015, San Jose Mercury News: “Tucked below the Hollywood sign, on a street where tourists stop to pose for pictures, is Beachwood House, a pale blue two-story home for foster kids without one. It’s known as the place you go if you are good. ┬áThere is no high-security, gated entrance. No 24-hour psychiatrist on staff. Instead, teenagers considered stable and who haven’t been adopted or placed in a suitable individual home get the sort of care a mom or dad might provide: Allowances, tutors and transportation to school…”

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