Legislative Analyst’s Office
California’s Child Welfare Reform Threatened by Slow Pace of Caregiver Approval and Group Homes
Implementation struggles have caused the price of California’s child welfare reform to soar by an estimated $101 million, according to a recent analysis from the California state legislature. In a report released last month, the state’s nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office assessed California Gov.
Report: Plan to Expand California Youth Prisons Needs Tinkering
A report by the California Legislative Analyst’s Office raised some doubts about Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to see more older youth and young adults served in the state youth prison system administered by the Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ).
Calif. Budget Battle Threatens Education of Vulnerable Children
As Friday’s constitutional deadline for a California state budget looms, Gov. Jerry Brown’s Administration is at a loggerheads with advocates about the future of mandates supporting the educational success of vulnerable children.