National Center for Youth Law



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.



Alternative Education in California: A Primer for Advocates and Community Stakeholders

This report explores “alternative education” in California and provides essential information about the purpose, structure and accountability mechanisms for California’s

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Compassionate Systems: Monterey Program - Progress Report

NCYL’s Compassionate Systems team is excited to share our Monterey demonstration site 2018/19 program progress report. NCYL launched our demonstration

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A New Way Forward: - What Congress Must Do to Protect the Dignity, Health, and Safety of Children in Immigration Custody

“Modernizing the immigration system’s care and treatment of children, to reflect child welfare principles, is long overdue,” said Congresswoman Karen

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Meeting the Moment - Improving EPSDT Implementation in California to Address Growing Mental Health Needs

Envisioned by the California Children’s Trust (CCT), and written by the National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) and the National

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The High Cost of “Justice”: A Snapshot of Juvenile Court Fines and Fees in Michigan

When youth in Michigan enter the juvenile justice system, they face consequences such as probation oversight and out of home

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Recommendations to improve out of home care from youth who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation - Children and Youth Services Review

Identifying safe and stable housing is of critical importance for the prevention of commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) among children and

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Using Data to Improve Outcomes for Children and Youth Impacted by Commercial Sexual Exploitation - Recommendations of the CSEC Action Team, Data and Outcomes Workgroup

Final recommendations of the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Action Team’s workgroup on Data and Outcomes to California Department

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All Hands on Deck: Identifying and Supporting Commercially Sexually Exploited Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

This report details Los Angeles County Probation Department’s efforts over the past eight years to better identify and serve youth

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