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In This Issue: Kansas Puts Children and Youth in Its Care At Risk; Number of Children in Immigration Custody at All Time High; New Report Shows Positive Results From Collaborative, Trauma-Informed, Youth-Centered Responses to CSEC

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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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Arizona’s Invisible Achievement Gap

Arizona students in foster care persistently underperform academically compared to their other classmates, according to Arizona’s Invisible Achievement Gap,

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Consent to Medical Treatment for Foster Children: California Law

Children entering foster care often have significant health needs. When children are in foster care, the state has a responsibility

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Improving California’s Multi-System Response to Commercially Sexually Exploited Children - Resources for Counties

This toolkit contains the following:

Executive Summary: this summary defines the scope of the CSEC Problem in California and includes
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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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