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County officials have made it easier for elementary schools to reopen for their youngest students under waivers, dropping a requirement to show union support.... Read more
Published on: 10-22-20
Source: California
By Howard Blume, Laura Newberry
On Tuesday, November 10, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for California v. Texas, a case in which a group of conservative attorneys general led by the Texas Attorney General and the Trump Administration are seeking to overturn the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA). Researchers from the Urban Institute... Read more
Published on: 10-22-20
By Edwin Park
The state’s Division of Juvenile Justice will no longer accept newly convicted young people after July 2021.... Read more
Published on: 10-22-20
Serendipity is the phenomenon of discovering something valuable that is unexpected, like a forgotten $10 bill in your jacket pocket, or finding the love of your life through a chance meeting.  By John Kelly This post Good Fortune Is Not a Solid Foundation for Child Welfare Services appeared first on... Read more
Published on: 10-22-20
Source: The Imprint
By John Kelly
The British government has rejected calls to provide free meals to struggling families in England during school holidays.... Read more
Published on: 10-21-20
Source: Newsweek
A baby and a girl sit among Central American migrants — mostly Hondurans heading in a caravan to the US — as they rest on their way from Ciudad Hidalgo to Tapachula, Chiapas State, Mexico, on January 23, 2020. | Alfredo Estrella/AFP via Getty Images The tragedy of family separations... Read more
Published on: 10-21-20
Source: Vox - All
By Nicole Narea
Almost 270,000 students in K-12 schools lacked stable housing in 2018-19, numbers that almost certainly have grown since the pandemic and economic downturn began last spring, researchers said.... Read more
Published on: 10-20-20
By Carolyn Jones
CLASP analyzed data related to economic justice, healing and well-being and safety and justice for youth and young adults before and during the pandemic. This first set of data, focusing on economic justice, shows how the pandemic has made an already inequitable system even worse for youth and young adults,... Read more
Published on: 10-20-20
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Published on: 10-20-20
DASH and CHCS will competitively select five community-based organizations that are engaged in data-sharing efforts with a state to participate in LAPP.... Read more
Published on: 10-20-20
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is proposing to collect data on child welfare agencies' efforts to identify human trafficking and subsequent service delivery. The goal of the study is to better understand child...... Read more
Published on: 10-20-20
A new program provides critical gun safety training for child welfare social workers.... Read more
Published on: 10-20-20
By Jacob Aere
If the Supreme Court overturns the ACA, coverage and federal spending on health care will fall in every state, and health care providers will experience sizable decreases in revenue.... Read more
Published on: 10-20-20
Source: Urban Wire
By Linda J. Blumberg, Michael Simpson, Matthew Buettgens, Jessica Banthin, John Holahan
The city of Compton is launching a pilot program that will guarantee free, recurring cash payments to 800 of its low-income residents -- with no strings attached.... Read more
Published on: 10-20-20
By Hayley Munguia
A woman and child walk past the main entrance to the Bronx Family Court building. Photo: Hiram Alejandro Durán.Black and brown attorneys mistaken for defendants, a culture that “discourages compassionate treatment” of people of color appearing in court, a Facebook post depicting a lynching, and a host of other racial... Read more
Published on: 10-19-20
Source: The Imprint
By Megan Conn
Most women enter prisons and jails with trauma or posttraumatic stress disorder and victimization experiences. Correctional institutions can’t provide the assistance they need, but other organizations can.... Read more
Published on: 10-19-20
Source: Urban Wire
By Storm Ervin, Jahnavi Jagannath, Janeen Buck Willison, Janine M. Zweig
In her ruling Sunday, Howell wrote that the department, which administers the food stamp program, had been "icily silent" about the number of people who would be affected.... Read more
Published on: 10-19-20
By Tim Fitzsimons
Adding to the growing wave of research emerging from the early days of the novel coronavirus, the results of a survey of professionals in justice and child welfare agencies show that, like health care workers, they faced a harrowing shortage of masks, gloves and other personal protective equipment. By John... Read more
Published on: 10-19-20
Source: The Imprint
By John Kelly
Foster care provides children in need with vital resources aimed to ensure that no matter their background, they will be able to grow into self-sufficient, productive adults. Among these resources are the support structure of a family unit and the stability of a safe, dependable home. Sadly, By John Kelly This... Read more
Published on: 10-19-20
Source: The Imprint
By John Kelly
Researchers looked at the devastating financial effect the pandemic has had on Americans, with Blacks, Latinos and children faring the worst.... Read more
Published on: 10-16-20
By Stefan Sykes
Two new studies show at least 6m more people now live in poverty but Cares Act initially alleviated effects of Covid lockdownAs Congress remains deadlocked on a new coronavirus economic stimulus package, two new studies show at least 6 million more people in the US are in poverty due to... Read more
Published on: 10-15-20
By Lauren Aratani in New York
The trauma and harm to families and communities caused by intrusive child welfare system interventions is well documented by multiple sources – to the degree that many argue the system can be more accurately viewed as the family policing system, family regulation system, or foster care industrial complex. By John... Read more
Published on: 10-15-20
Source: The Imprint
By John Kelly
Melinda and Ray Martin of San Anselmo, California, had been talking for a while about what more they could do to help youth who’ve had it rough coming up – well before the global pandemic battered the economy. By Chuck Carroll This post A Novel Approach on Extended Foster Care... Read more
Published on: 10-15-20
Source: The Imprint
By Chuck Carroll
A surge in worldwide demand for low-cost laptops has created shipment delays and pitted desperate schools against one another.... Read more
Published on: 10-14-20
By Amelia Nierenberg and Adam Pasick
Without preschool and playgroups, the youngest children are missing out on important educational opportunities.... Read more
Published on: 10-14-20
By Laura van Straaten
A group of young women at a juvenile detention center. Photo courtesy of Juvenile Law Center.New York City has a tortured history educating its youth caught up in the criminal justice system. By Chuck Carroll This post Schoolwork Behind Bars Often Goes to Waste, Study Finds appeared first on The... Read more
Published on: 10-14-20
Source: The Imprint
By Chuck Carroll