Is awful close to 100
Seventy-five percent of the children in foster care are behind at least one grade level. They are also twice as likely as their peers to drop out before completing their education. You can help.Become a mentor
That's less than half.
Only 46% percent of foster youth complete high school. Now compare that to the 84% completion rate of their general population counterparts. Are you a high school student in danger of becoming part of this statistic?Join Us
and create successes.
A child whose family has been mired in poverty for 10 years is twenty times more likely to do poorly in school than a child whose family has held a low-income status for only 1 year.Want to help?
What's Happening at Educate Tomorrow
MDC students at the Educate Tomorrow at Single Stop program who have were formerly in foster care to mentor other former foster-care-system students, with the goal of helping them stay in school, graduate and develop employability skills.Read More