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National Foster Care Network Launches Partnership to Help Foster Youth Attend and Complete College

Friday, April 14, 2017

InsideTrack to provide pro-bono student success coaching to help FosterClub bridge the college achievement gap among foster children

PORTLAND, OR (April 13, 2017)

FosterClub, a national network for foster youth, announced a new partnership today with student success coaching leader InsideTrack to help close college attendance and achievement gaps among foster youth and children.

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Royce Markley FosterFightRoyce Markley is a 2013 FosterClub All-Star and 2016 Level 2 All-Star. In between the two internships, Royce started a blog - FosterFight - to share the story from before, during, and after experiencing the foster care system. The blog is written in chronological order. It's best to start with the first post and follow Royce through his journey. Read snippets from Royce's blog here..

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