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Students in foster care face 'invisible achievement gap'

posted Oct 14, 2013, 11:16 AM by Gary Jones

California students in foster care do worse academically and have a higher dropout rate than their statewide peers, study says.

Thousands of California students in foster care are suffering from an "invisible achievement gap," with worse academic performance, a higher dropout rate and placement in more failing schools than their statewide peers, according to a study set for release Monday.

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