ESSA Says State Report Cards Must Track How Many Students in Foster Care Are Passing Their Reading & Math Tests and Graduating High School. Only 16 Do

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ESSA Says State Report Cards Must Track How Many Students in Foster Care Are Passing Their Reading & Math Tests and Graduating High School. Only 16 Do

This article, originally featured in The 74, examines the requirement in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) that states publicly report on the performance and graduation of students in foster care and which states have done so. In addressing why only 16 states have included this information, DQC’s Director of Policy and Advocacy Brennan McMahon Parton says they are working to ensure this data is quality and accurate.