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.
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.
Assessing Accessibility: Do Teens in Foster Care Have Access to the Full Range of Reproductive Health Care Services Under Medicaid?
This article is the second in a series looking at the alarming rates of teen pregnancy and childbirth among youth
California Embraces Comprehensive School Finance Reform and Protects Educational Services for Foster Youth
By Maya Cooper
California’s legislature passed the new state budget on June 14, 2013. The budget language includes several provisions
On February 27, 2013, U.S. District Court Judge Robert C. Jones of Nevada issued a decision clearing the way for
Access to Mental Health Services for Foster Children Placed Out of County - Observations and Recommendations
The question of how to effectively, equitably, and efficiently provide mental health services to foster youth placed across county lines
By Dr. Anita Silverman
A bold NCYL initiative to improve the educational prospects of foster youth in one Indiana county