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January 2016
Vol. 1 No. 1

In this issue: NCYL files suit in Connecticut over expelled students right to an education, Multi-Disciplinary teams convene to address child trafficking, new report reveals achievement gap for Arizona students in foster care

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January 2016 Vol. 1 No. 1


CA Supreme Court Affirms Police Must Cross Report Child Abuse

January 31, 2016
California law requires law enforcement and child welfare agencies to cross report child abuse to each other according to a unanimous ruling of the California Supreme Court in the case of B.H. v. County of San Bernadino. The ruling closely follows arguments laid out…

Highlights of Our Work – January 2016

January 31, 2016
Federal Education Bill Includes Groundbreaking Provisions for Children in the Foster Care
On December 10th, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which is the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), a key federal law governing education,