Sunday, January 22, 2006

This Week's News: 22 Jan 2006

Foster Care

Teenagers in California Age Out
Tracy Press, CA - Jan 9, 2006
... reliable transportation to either one. For former foster youth, it’s not an unusual story. Teenagers in California “age out” of ...

Foster youth band together to rebuild center
Napa Valley Register, CA - Jan 18, 2006
... VOICES was started and is run by foster youth ages 16-21. They are the only emancipation center of its kind in the nation, and serve the Napa County community. ...

Juvenile Justice

Leadership Frisco class takes on juvenile justice
Frisco Enterprise, TX - 4 hours ago
... Criminal justice studies have shown that teen offenders voluntarily choose this process with ... court which may lessen strain on the city's current juvenile docket ...

Md. House Overrides Ehrlich's Vetoes of Juvenile Justice Bills
WJLA, DC - Jan 19, 2006
... operations of the state Department of Juvenile Services and transfer an office that monitors treatment of young people in juvenile justice facilities from the ...

Improving Oklahoma's Juvenile Justice System
KOTV, OK - Jan 17, 2006
The sheer number of violent acts committed by kids have law enforcement wondering if Oklahoma's juvenile justice system is doing its job. ...

Slow juvenile justice reforms frustrate system's many critics
San Jose Mercury News, USA - Jan 17, 2006
... they have a long way to go, officials say they are moving toward remaking the youth system, which was renamed the Division of Juvenile Justice in the summer. ...

Youth Rally for Juvenile Justice Reform
WLBT-TV, MS - Jan 16, 2006
... Representative George Flaggs is the chair of the juvenile justice committee. He is calling for changes that include more parental ...


Utah joins service to keep tabs on students
The Salt Lake Tribune – January 21, 2006
Database: Among other things, it will monitor high school and college graduation and dropouts

Raise dropout age, Lynch urges
Portsmouth Herald – Jan 20, 2006
EXETER-Gov. John Lynch visited the Exeter High School Friday to speak on behalf of his proposed legislation, Senate Bill 268, which seeks to raise the state compulsory education age from 16 to 18.

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