National Center for Youth Law

STRATEGIES

Foster Youth Education Success Program
HB 2665

HB 2665 establishes the Foster Youth Education Success Fund and authorizes a $1,000,000 appropriation in FY 2018 from the General Fund as well as a dollar for dollar match of state funds with philanthropic funds up to $500,000. The legislation  funds a statewide expansion of FosterEd: Arizona’s Pima County demonstration program. This demonstration program has improved education outcomes for school-age foster children in the county.