without action

Upon aging out, these children fair much worse than their peers.


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of emancipated girls have been pregnant by age 21

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of emancipated youth die each year as a result of assault, illness, or suicide

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of emancipated foster youth are incarcerated by age 21

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of emancipated foster youth will receive public welfare benefits by age 21

 

with action

If adopted before emancipated, children are:


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More likely to complete
a GED or high school education by

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more improved in educational progression

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less likely to become expelled

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less likely to be incarcerated