Monday, April 10, 2006

This Week's News: 10 April 2006

Foster Care

ROCHELLE RILEY: Her mission: Work to help other foster youths
Detroit Free Press, United States - Apr 7, 2006
... Jonnie is nearing the end of her eight-week internship at the Wayne County Foster Youth Demonstration Project, also known as CIAO, Creating Independence and ...

Foster-care funding flows
San Francisco Chronicle, USA - Apr 6, 2006
... Studies have shown that the safety and well-being of foster youth is threatened by overwhelmingly high caseloads given to child-welfare workers. ...

Additional News:
Foster Care Month nears (Edwardsville Intelligencer) - Apr 10, 2006


Recovery programs help students stay on track to graduate
Myrtle Beach Sun News, SC - Apr 7, 2006
... The school system's dropout rate for the 2004-05 school year was ... In it's high schools, there were a total of 294 students that were considered drop outs. ...

Promoting Power Center for Social Organization of Schools
Website Update - Apr 8, 2006
The nation’s minority students are four times more likely to attend a high school with very low graduation rates and three times less likely to attend a high school with very ...

Additional News:
What's wrong with America's high schools? ( - Apr 9, 2006

Juvenile Justice

Measure to address juvenile justice issues delayed
Shreveport Times, LA - Apr 7, 2006
Caddo commissioners unanimously delayed action Thursday on a proposal to reorganize personnel at the Caddo Juvenile Justice Complex. ...

Charles Shireman, pioneer of juvenile justice, dies at 90
Chicago Maroon, IL - Apr 4, 2006
... a professor emeritus in the School of Social Service Administration (SSA) who devoted his life to studying and improving the juvenile justice system on the ...

CPA: Events: 2006 Juvenile Justice Conference
Website Update – Apr 7, 2006
Continuing in that tradition, CPA will host a strategic legislative conference that brings together legislators interested in leading proactive, bi-partisan juvenile justice reform with policy experts ...

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