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The Academic Achievement of Children in Foster Care

Lawrence (Lonnie) Berger
Lawrence (Lonnie) Berger

Does foster care lead to worse academic achievement for kids? In this podcast, IRP Director Lawrence Berger discusses a Wisconsin study he conducted with other IRP colleagues that explores the relationship between foster care and academic achievement using linked child welfare and Department of Public Instruction data.


Child Maltreatment & Child Welfare System, Children, Early Childhood Care & Education, Education & Training, K-12 Education


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