YOUTH LAW NEWSNCYL News – February 2019
VOL. 4 NO. 1
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.
Happy Birthday, Assembly Bill 490: Celebrating 10 Years Of Improving Educational Stability For Students In Foster Care
By Leecia Welch
This year marks an important milestone in California’s effort to improve educational outcomes for youth in foster
Teen Parenting by Previously Maltreated Youth: An Important New Study of California’s Most Vulnerable Parents
By Jennifer Friedman
This is the latest in a series of articles looking at reproductive health among youth in foster
Foster children’s shockingly poor educational outcomes have been increasingly well-documented in recent years.1 The Fostering Connections Act of 2008
Teachers as Partners in the Treatment of Special Education Students Prescribed Psychotropic Medications
By Anisha Asher
The administration of psychotropic medication to treat mental health and behavioral disorders in children has increased dramatically.