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Colorado Bill Aims to 'Raise the Floor' on Minimum Age for Arrest, Detainment
New Guide Helps Mental Health Professionals Serve Unaccompanied Immigrant Children
Lawsuit Against Riverside County Seeks Reimbursement for Families Illegally Charged with Juvenile Justice Fees
Advocates for Children with Disabilities and Oregon Dep’t of Education Reach Interim Agreement
Background Info on Youth in Immigration Custody
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We Must Do More for Children Seeking Safety at Our Borders
These Children Fled Afghanistan Without Their Families. They’re Stuck in U.S. Custody.
Report finds schools in L.A. County's youth justice system lacking
Colorado kids as young as 10 are being locked up. Child advocates want to set the minimum age at 13.
Some Kids Have Returned to In-Person Learning Only to Be Kicked Right Back Out
New law on mental health curriculum goes into effect with start of the new year