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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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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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Curbing the High Rates of Psychotropic Medication Prescriptions Among Children and Youth in Foster Care

This brief analyzes conditions contributing to the over-prescription of psych meds in foster care systems, identify promising interventions, present case

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Confidential Medical Release: Frequently Asked Questions from Schools and Districts

This document addresses some of the most frequently asked questions from schools and school districts about releasing California students for

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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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