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Children off the Radar Screen: What the Child Welfare System Can Learn from Aviation Safety
The past year marked an unprecedented safety milestone for commercial aviation and surely provided much relief for airline passengers, especially frequent fliers. For the first time in aviation history, there was not a single fatality on commercial jet airliners, which flew 4.1 billion passengers around the world.
Foster Youth are Traumatized Enough: Why Psych Meds Should be Better Regulated
I had always been a good student, getting A’s and B’s, but everything changed in tenth grade when I failed English, one of my favorite classes. Although we were reading books I had read before and loved, like Brave New World, I couldn’t stay awake to participate in class discussions.
How a Diversion Program in South L.A. Hopes to Break the Cradle-to-Prison Pipeline
When Karina Cabrera first sat down with Angelica,* a 15-year-old enrolled in a juvenile diversion program at Centinela Youth Services (CYS), the case manager remembers the youth’s icy stare and clipped answers.