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Report Recommends Continuing Child Advocate Program

The recommends that the Department of Health and Human Services continue to support expansion of the Child Advocate program, which promotes the best interests of vulnerable unaccompanied immigrant children. Read More
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Informing Global Education Strategies

A report by the Brookings Institution draws on wide-ranging research on scaling and learning, including 14 in-depth case studies from around the globe, to share how low- and middle-income countries are providing quality education. Read More
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Applying Economic Evidence to Inform Social Policy

This report by the National Academy of Sciences highlights the potential for economic evidence to inform investment decisions for interventions that support the health and well-being of children, youth, and families. Read More
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Stevens Initiative to Support International Virtual Exchanges

The $31 million multilateral, public-private initiative – named in honor of the late Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens – hopes to achieve the largest increase in people-to-people educational exchanges between the United States and the Middle East. Read More
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Utah Bans Life Without Parole for Juveniles

Utah has banned the sentence of life without parole for juvenile offenders under the age of 18, joining 15 other states. Read More
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Digital Media and Learning Competition Seeks Designs to Scale Connected Learning

The competition, dubbed Playlists for Learning, will offer year-long development grants totaling $700,000 to create innovative learning playlists that close the opportunity gap and help learners succeed in the 21st century. Read More
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Understanding the Consequences of Juvenile Records

A guide released by the Children and Family Justice Center at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law describes the significant impacts of having a juvenile court record on youths’ employment, housing, and education prospects. Read More
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Young People’s Vision for Change in 2016

A report by the Roosevelt Institute, recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, puts forth a crowdsourced policy agenda for addressing issues of importance to college-aged students. Read More