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Denise Cowan v. Bolivar County Board of Education

On May 17, 1954, the United States Supreme Court issued the landmark decision of Brown v. Board of Education, holding

D.P. v. School Board of Palm Beach County

Police employed by the School District of Palm Beach County illegally use the Florida Mental Health Act, also known as

Know Your Enrollment Rights - For Students Experiencing Homelessness or Housing Insecurity in Washington DC

Are you a student in D.C. experiencing homelessness or housing instability and have questions about school enrollment? Check out this

Women’s Student Union v. U.S. Department of Education

The Women’s Student Union (WSU) at Berkeley High School in Berkeley, California filed a legal challenge to Trump-era Department of

Protecting the Rights of Unaccompanied Immigrant Children in California (2021) - AB 1140 (Rivas)

AB 1140 will clarify the responsibilities of the California Office of the Foster Care Ombudsperson, and their jurisdiction, to provide

Justice for Survivors (2021) - AB 124 (Kamlager)

AB 124 aims to support survivors of violence, including domestic violence and human trafficking, by providing trauma-informed charging, sentencing, and

Implementing the Closure of California’s State-Run Youth Prisons (2021)

NCYL is working to thoughtfully implement the historic passage of SB 823 (2020), the law that signaled California’s intention to

Healthy Futures for Foster Youth (2021) - AB 366 (Rubio)

AB 366 improves upon existing laws to strengthen reproductive health equity for youth in California’s foster care by extending the

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