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Education-related data for youth in foster care allows those responsible to monitor how successfully students are maintained in their home school, how well those students are doing academically, and where we need to make improvements on either a system or individual level.The VT-FUTRES Project is working with the Department of Children and Families and the Agency of Education to capture existing educational stability data. It is also piloting a new Vermont Education Stability Database to examine how students in its custody are faring in school.

Vermont Educational Stability Data

Measuring school stability is a key activity for VT-FUTRES. Two reports present Department for Children & Families Family Services placement and educational stability data for the 2011-12 and 2012-13 school years.
D 1 Vermont School Stability

Graphs showing number of living placements and number of school changes for Vermont students in foster care for the school years of 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14.

D 2 VT Educational Stability Summary

A visual which examines the correlation between placement changes and educational stability for Vermont students in foster care.

District Educational Stability Data

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Youth Engagement Survey

A student designed survey collecting the educational experiences and opinions of transitioning and former youth in custody.

D 3 Youth Education Survey Summary

A summary of the Youth Education Survey completed by 100 young Vermonters on their educational experiences while in foster care.