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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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Senate Bill 439 (2018) Implementation Guide - An implementation guide co-authored by the National Center for Youth Law

In 2018, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 439 (Senator Holly J. Mitchell) into law. SB 439 established a minimum age

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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,”

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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

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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

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The Effects of Prosecuting and Incarcerating Youth in the Adult System - Interviews with former youth tried as adults

In these video vignettes formerly incarcerated men discuss the effects of being tried and imprisoned in the adult system for offenses committed as juveniles.

The Prosecution Of Youth As Adults – 2015 Update - A County-Level Analysis Of Prosecutorial Direct File In California And Its Disparate Impact On Youth Of Color

This 2015 update of a previously released report examines the prosecution of youth as adults in California documents variations by

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The Prosecution Of Youth As Adults - A County-Level Analysis Of Prosecutorial Direct File In California And Its Disparate Impact On Youth Of Color

This report examining the prosecution of youth as adults in California documents variations by county in the use of “direct

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Psychosocial Interventions for Traumatized Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: - Research, Evidence Base, and Clinical/Legal Challenges

Psychosocial interventions for posttraumatic stress reactions increasingly are recognized as a key component in the provision of juvenile justice services.

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