Category: foster care

Continuity Counts: Coordinated Education Systems for Students in Transition

This publication from Bellwether Education Partners makes the case that the education system can serve as an effective through-line for children and youth experiencing traumatic life experiences—such as a placement in foster care, or experiencing homelessness or incarceration—by using two key levers for change: continuity of people and continuity of information. The paper argues that improving the continuity of people—by, for …

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A Pipeline to Juvenile Detention? A New Study Aims to Find Where Officials Can Intervene

KPCC By Priska Neely A new study finds that the troubles of the hundreds of youth leaving the juvenile justice system in Los Angeles County each year may have started at home in early childhood. For most coming out of juvenile detention, the county’s child protective system had received a warning about their mistreatment as …

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