Education

Boarding School Enrollment Offers Home She Never Had

Lynnique was one of seven children. Their mother insisted – and the siblings confirmed in mom’s presence – that CYF’s involvement was a misunderstanding because the children were well provided for and safe and the family just needed a housing subsidy. The KidsVoice staff weren’t convinced and after earning 12-year-old...

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Sep 15 2017

Every Foster Care Student Succeeds with These ESSA Changes

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) took full effect for the 2017-18 school year. This federal law provides new opportunities for foster children as part of reauthorizing and changing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) originally passed in 1965 to change the way federal elementary and secondary funding is...

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Aug 25 2017

Career Choice Fair June 2017

Thursday, June 22nd from 5:30-7:30pm, KidsVoice hosted a Career Choice Fair at the 412 Youth Zone. The objective was to give homeless and foster youth the opportunity to talk to professionals working in the field as well as introduce them to programs that can help them realize goals they hope...

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Jun 23 2017