Madison Hunt and Michael Fitzgerald of The Imprint wrote on the recent report from the New York City Center for Innovation through Data Intelligence (CIDI), which found that graduation rates for students in the foster system in New York City were far lower than was previously understood. The CIDI report was a first-of-its kind study that looked at students who had spent seven days or more in foster care in high school over a period of 15 years. The study found that these students only had a graduation rate of 25%. Chantal says:
“There has to be a reckoning with these numbers and with the truth. We have to reveal and unmask what’s really going on.”
Read the full piece from The Imprint here.