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Bridge Meadows
The work at Bridge Meadows, which SparkAction has learned about and covered quite a bit, was so successful that it's going national.  Read more about how two ...
NCYL
An agreement in an on-going lawsuit will provide mental health services to California children in, or at risk of entering, nation's largest child welfare system.
Music
16-year-old Devon was recently adopted in Florida. While other states have programs that offer the kind of intensive counseling that helped transition older kids like ...
Pills
A study of five states found that foster children are more likely than other kids to be given mind-altering drugs, including antipsychotics and antidepressants.
Football kids
Journalist Patrick Boyle responds to the recent allegations against assistant Coach Jerry Sandusky at Penn State, and what it tells about how the law handles sex ...
There's a lot moving in federal education policy. First Focus' VP for Education Policy looks at what's happening and what needs to happen to make sure ...
KISHA BIRD
In the midst of a national jobs crises, the impact on young people and their families is catastrophic. New legislation in Congress aims to reconnect youth and set ...
To help you make sense of the newly released 2010 poverty data, SparkAction is collecting some reactions and analyses that we've found particularly helpful in ...
Poverty data released today tells a cold truth about a rich nation that could do better. The U.S. is now home to 46.2 million poor people according to the latest ...