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Youth advocates describe their own experiences with education while in foster care and the justice system along with recommendations for reform.
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Juvenile Law Center, Philadelphia Department of Human Services,
The Department to encourage case managers and all providers who work with youth in care to promote this tool.
Advocates and youth celebrate the introduction of tuition-waiver bill which would bring the Commonwealth in line with neighboring states
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Juvenile Law Center, ACLU of Wisconsin,
While the report details some progress, advocates remain concerned about use of solitary, inadequate staffing, and increase in strip searches.
Juvenile Law Center applauds the bill as a critical step forward in the fight to abolish the practice.
Juvenile Law Center, Education Law Center, and Dechert LLP suit maintains that the reform school violated rights of youth in its care and that Pa. officials also bear responsibility.