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School Choice Systems Must Prioritize Youth in Foster Care

Justin Trinidad

Youth in foster care experience significant obstacles in their lives, and the pandemic will only exacerbate the challenges of frequent transitions between homecare placements and schools and unmet physical and mental health needs. For a choice system to be effective, that system must prioritize the children who have the greatest barriers facing them.