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.



Reimagine and Rebuild - Restarting School with Equity at the Center

As we recover from the COVID-19 public health and education emergency, it is time to build an education system that

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District Leadership Checklist for Supporting the Unique Needs of Students in Foster Care, Experiencing Homelessness or in the Juvenile Justice System - April 2021

This is a tool for local education agency leadership to support planning and monitoring for students that are experiencing homelessness,

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Ending Endless Probation - March 2021

Probation is the most common court ordered outcome imposed on youth in juvenile court in California. Too often, youth are

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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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