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

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

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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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FACT SHEET: California Senate Bill 261

California Senate Bill 261 would make certain inmates— who were under the age of 23 when they committed a crime

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Combatting Implicit Bias to Reduce Racial Disparities in the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems

Presentation by:

Jason Okonofua, Standford University
Michael Harris, National Center for Youth Law
Hannah Benton, National Center for Youth Law

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