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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.

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Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 - Foster Youth and Juvenile Justice Provisions Summary

On December 10, 2015, President Barack Obama signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the conference bill reauthorizing

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Implicit Bias in the Child Welfare, Education and Mental Health Systems

Youth of color are overrepresented at every stage of the juvenile justice process. Much of the literature that discusses this

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FosterEd Santa Cruz County - Year 2 Evaluation

This external evaluation prepared by RTI International examined the progress of Foster-ED’s Santa Cruz County pilot project. The evaluation, covering

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Los Angeles LCAPs Reviewed

How did the 80+ Los Angeles County school districts address the needs of foster youth in their Year 1 Local

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Victory For Homeless Athlete Lowers Barriers For Homeless Students

by Stephanie Krol and Leecia Welch

The National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) recently won an important legal victory against

Foster Youth and Early Implementation of the Local Control Funding Formula - Not Yet Making the Grade

The Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown on July 1, 2013, is the first 

Equal Educational Opportunities for Native American Youth

by Mae Ackerman-Brimberg

This article is the second in a two-part series.

“We knew without a doubt we were the

Combatting Implicit Bias to Reduce Disparities in the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Presented by:

Jason Okonofua, Stanford University
Kristi Harris, U.S. Department of Education
Michael Harris, National Center for Youth Law
Hannah

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