The study used administrative data collected by the NYC Department of Education (DOE) and the NYC Administration for Children Services (ACS) to determine graduation rates of over 11,000 youth who spent time in foster care during their high school years 2005 through 2019.
The 2021 Disparity Report analyzes city-wide trends in racial disparities for youth and young adults in New York City across 28 indicators. The report finds that while disparities persist in four sectors (education, economic security, health and justice), outcomes have improved significantly.
Through partnerships with community groups, schools, and various city agencies FDNY's fire safety education team coordinated/participated in events during CY 2019 that provided awareness of general residential safety, placing an emphasis on targeting youth.
Pursuant to LL 168 of 2017, the Department is required to report on information related to adolescents and young adults located in a Department of Education facility controlled by the Department of Correction that offers educational programming to incarcerated individuals.