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Child Welfare

The Future of California’s Children: John Chiang on the Issues

This week, The Chronicle of Social Change is publishing a series of posts from leading candidates running to succeed Jerry Brown as California’s next governor. The state’s longest-serving governor, Brown leaves behind a legacy of strong fiscal stewardship and […]

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Los Angeles

Educators Take Aim at Needs of Younger Foster Youth

California’s biggest school district put most of its funding for foster youth into extra high school services. But research, and advocates for youth in care, suggest that the problems start far earlier. […]

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Education

California’s Largest School District Uses New Funding Formula in Bid to Help Foster Students

With a deadline looming later this month, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is finalizing preparations to hire up to 95 new counselors and introduce new educational benchmarks for foster youth in the school […]