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Landmark 24-year lawsuit resolved after Washington state achieves key benchmarks within foster care system

Children in state's care have their rights recognized; reforms mark progress, but work remains to be done

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Award-winning teachers urge national implementation of honest education

New report finds honest education bolsters crucial student engagement

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Judge approves settlement establishing standards of care for youth held in Emergency Intake Sites

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