Relevant research regarding connecting foster care youth & higher education:

Access and Success for the Forgotten Students: How Financial Aid Administrators Can Help Students from Foster Care. National Association of Financial Aid Administrators, 2007.

Confronting College: Foster Care Youth Deciding Whether to Participate in Higher Education Programs. University of South Florida, 2006.

Educational Outcomes for Children and Youth in Foster and Out-of-Home Care. National Working Group on Foster Care and Education, 2006.

Foster Care and School Mental Health. Center for School Mental Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, January 2008.

Foster Youth Who Have Succeeded in Higher Education: Common Themes. Addressing Trends and Developments in Secondary Education, April 2008.

From Foster Care to College: Supporting Independent Students. NASPA Leadership Exchange, Winter 2007.

Helping Former Foster Youth Graduate From College: Campus Support Programs in California and Washington State. Chapin Hall, University of Chicago, 2009.

How Fostering Connections and McKinney-Vento Can Support School Success for All Youth in Out-of-Home Care, Law Center for Foster Care & Education, 2010.

Improving Higher Education Outcomes for Young Adults from Foster Care: Selected Resources, Readings and Tools. Casey Family Programs, March 30, 2009.

Living in Survival Mode: Foster Care Youth Talk About Their Needs. National Association of Student Financial Aid Counselors, 2007.

Promising Practices: School to Career and Postsecondary Education for Foster Care Youth: A Guide for Policymakers and Practitioners. Workforce Strategy Center, 2000.

Road Map for Improved Outcomes: Postsecondary Education Support Programs for Foster Youth. National Convening at Orangewood Children's Foundation, 2005.

What Teachers and Educators Can Do to Help Youth In Foster Care. National Foster Care Month, Toolkit 2009.

Tuition Waivers for Postsecondary Education. Legal Center for Foster Care and Education, 2008.