Research Roundup: The Empirical Basis for Current Bills Supporting College Success for Foster Youth and Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Last updated Jul, 20 2022

This webinar highlighted the empirical basis for two federal bills that are designed to remove barriers to college for youth who have experienced homelessness and foster care: the Higher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Youth Act of 2022 (HEASHFY) and the Fostering Success in Higher Education Act. Leading researchers shared how existing research supports the efficacy of the provisions included in the bills and next steps to move these important pieces of legislation forward.