New Round of COVID-19 Infections Hits California Youth Prisons
California Cleared to Use Medicaid for School Testing
Two L.A. Youth Test Positive for the Coronavirus in Juvenile Halls
A scenario feared by parents and advocates for months came true Thursday, when two teenagers incarcerated in Los Angeles County juvenile halls were confirmed to be infected with coronavirus, just days after testing began for all new arrivals, officials said.
California Foster Youth Score Well Below Peers on Standardized Tests
According to newly available data released last week, California’s foster youth are lagging far behind other public school students when it comes to test scores. For the first time, the California Department of Education (CDE) released test scores for the nearly 70,000 foster youth in the state’s public schools as a result of the state’s Local Control Funding Formula.