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What are the factors associated with educational achievement for children in kinship or foster care: A systematic review

Abstract:

Children in care lag behind their peers on a number of outcome measures, including education. Interventions have been developed to help them close the gap with their peers but these have had limited success to date. One possible reason for this may stem from our lack of understanding about underlying processes and mechanisms.

This paper presents the findings of a systematic review of the factors associated with educational outcomes for children in foster and kinship care. It aims t...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.06.004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
St Cross College
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, Education
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Children and Youth Services Review Journal website
Volume:
79
Pages:
198-220
Publication date:
2017-06-03
Acceptance date:
2017-06-02
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ISSN:
1873-7765
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pubs:698642
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uri:1ac5389e-d540-490a-b410-d2272ee5dd23
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uuid:1ac5389e-d540-490a-b410-d2272ee5dd23
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