YOUTH LAW NEWSNCYL News – April 2018
VOL. 4 NO. 2
In This Issue: NCYL’s 2018 California Legislative Agenda, Judge gives go-ahead for trial to address discriminatory policies and practices of the Antioch, California public schools, and FosterED launches new California demonstration site.
This report provides an overview of the FosterEd Program in New Mexico and its progress and impact in Lea County.
This annual progress report was prepared for the Arizona State Legislature and Governor’s Office in compliance with House Bill 2665,
Over the last 20 years the number of children in foster care has decreased significantly. Yet during this same period,
Youth Prosecuted as Adults in California (2017 update) - Addressing Racial, Ethnic, and Geographic Disparities After the Repeal of Direct File
In 2016, Californians voted overwhelmingly in support of Proposition 57, a ballot initiative that abolished the practice of “direct file,”
Championing the Potential of Youth on Probation - Critical Education Advocacy for Justice-Involved Youth
This issue brief explores how NCYL’s FosterEd initiative has worked with partners to advocate for policy change and direct services
Drug Company Payments to Physicians Tied to Harmful Prescriptions for Foster Youth - An Analysis from the National Center for Youth Law
This policy brief examines the connections between pharmaceutical company payments to physicians and harmful prescribing practices for children and youth
Juvenile InJustice: Charging Youth as Adults is Ineffective, Biased, and Harmful - Health Impact Partners
“Juvenile InJustice: Charging Youth as Adults is Ineffective, Biased, and Harmful” is a collaboration with the California Alliance for Youth
In August 2016, a state audit of the administration of psychotropic medication to children in foster care, found that the