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Illustration of a family of four, including one baby, with all but the baby wearing masks for story "Fewer Hennepin County Children in Foster Care are Reunified with Family"

8/10/2022

Fewer Hennepin County Children in Foster Care are Reunified with Family

In Minnesota's most populous county, fewer children in the foster care system are going home to their families.

Study Finds Maternal Mortality Rate Climbed Early in the Pandemic

7/18/2022

Study Finds Maternal Mortality Rate Climbed Early in the Pandemic

After the onset of COVID-19 in March 2020, maternal mortality in the U.S. increased by about one-third, according to a recent study.

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Montana Lawmakers to Study Courts’ Child Welfare Pilot Programs

7/7/2022

Montana Ushers in New Head of Health And Human Services

Adam Meier, director of the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, is resigning and will be replaced by the department's current chief of staff, Charlie Brereton.

Finally, More Judges Headed to ‘Desperately Overstretched’ New York Family Courts

7/5/2022

Finally, More Judges Headed to ‘Desperately Overstretched’ New York Family Courts

New York lawmakers have agreed to add six judges to the Family Court bench along with 14 new Supreme Court justices spread across the state.

Substitute Teacher Shortage Hits California’s Low-income Students Harder

5/16/2022

Substitute Teacher Shortage Hits California’s Low-income Students Harder

With substitute teachers in California in scarce supply and school officials worried about future staffing, one lawmaker is proposing solutions.

COVID cases triple in California juvenile prisons

1/13/2022

COVID Cases Triple in California Juvenile Prisons

COVID cases among California’s incarcerated youth have tripled since last week, and at least one youth recently was admitted to a community hospital after experiencing serious symptoms.

    Vulnerable Youth in Nevada Offered Healing Through Yoga

    9/22/2021

    Nevada’s Vulnerable Youth Offered Healing through Yoga

    The yoga teachers with Reno nonprofit Urban Lotus guide youth toward healing through trauma-informed movement classes.

    COVID testing low in New York's youth prisons

    5/27/2021

    ‘Unconscionable:’ Suspected Cases of COVID-19 Far More Widespread Than Previously Known in New York’s Youth Prisons, While Vaccinations Lag

    New York's juvenile justice system publicly reports low numbers of COVID-19 cases. Unreleased records suggest the virus spread further among youth and staff.

    5/20/2021

    Texas Hold ‘Em: Social-Emotional Learning in the Lone STAAR State

    Although millions in funds are annually invested in STAAR preparation, testing and re-testing, STAAR fails to capture the social-emotional learning growth of students.