National Center for Youth Law



In This Issue: Oregon fails to ensure that all children can attend a full day of school, Healthy sexual development to Improve outcomes for youth in foster care, and leading educators criticize DeVos.



Youth Justice In California - Obstacles to a Public Health Approach

This brief highlights three initiatives in California to create systems that support youth, communities, and state by endeavoring to create

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During the 2021-22 school year, parents and guardians can choose to have their children return to school for in-person instruction

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Strategies to End Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Youth - A toolkit for collaborative action

A practical how-to guide that offers best practices and learnings gleaned from our decade of working to address the commercial

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Los Angeles Law Enforcement First Responder Protocol for Commercially Sexually Exploited Children - What We’ve Learned: A Six Year Review

The Los Angeles County Law Enforcement First Responder Protocol for Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (the Protocol) was first launched in

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How Districts Planned for Pandemic Learning: - Equity-Driven Practices and Lessons Learned from 2020 Learning Continuity and Attendance Plans

For “students with unique needs” – students in foster care, students in the juvenile justice system, students  experiencing homelessness, English

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Reimagine and Rebuild - Restarting School with Equity at the Center

As we recover from the COVID-19 public health and education emergency, it is time to build an education system that

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District Leadership Checklist for Supporting the Unique Needs of Students in Foster Care, Experiencing Homelessness or in the Juvenile Justice System - April 2021

This is a tool for local education agency leadership to support planning and monitoring for students that are experiencing homelessness,

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Ending Endless Probation - March 2021

Probation is the most common court ordered outcome imposed on youth in juvenile court in California. Too often, youth are

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