Latinx Youth in the Juvenile Justice System Face Consequences for Undercounting
For LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care, Finding Home is Hard
About three months after I first entered the foster care system at age 12, a foster parent uttered words that would stay with me for the rest of my life. “Gay people are sinners who have no direction in life,” she told me.
Most Chronically Absent Students in Nation Concentrated in 4 Percent of School Districts
Although chronic absenteeism occurs in most school districts, just 4 percent of the nation’s school districts account for about half of the nation’s chronically absent students. A report released by Attendance Works and the Everyone Graduates Center highlighted disparities around chronic absenteeism thanks to data made available for the first time from the U.S.