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Recent Surge in Unaccompanied Children; The Need for Policy Change

By Rricha Mathur

April 9, 2014

As a trained legal professional, I know how terrifying it can be to appear in front of a judge to argue a case. You have to be prepared for any eventuality and be quick and articulate on your feet. Read More »

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Why I’m Hungry for Justice

By Wendy Cervantes

April 9, 2014

Today marks the Read More »

Big Tobacco execs poisoning our children, playing the victim

By Madeline Daniels

April 7, 2014

The headlines are horrifying: poison control centers are seeing a dramatic spike in the number of pois Read More »

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Celebrate the 12th Annual National Healthy Schools Day

By Rricha Mathur

April 7, 2014

April 8th marks the 12th an Read More »

Congress Takes Steps to Combat Child Trafficking

By Elliott Gluck

April 4, 2014

Contrary to popular belief, child trafficking, defined under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA), is not exclusively the problem of poverty-str Read More »

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Child Health Initiatives Extended in Medicare Bill

By Carrie Fitzgerald

April 3, 2014

On March 27th, the House passed, by voice vote, H.R.302: Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (SGR/Doc Fix). Read More »

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Education Equity, Finland, and the CRDC

By Kevin Lindsey

March 26, 2014

Last week offered an enlightening display of education policy in the news. Read More »

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Washington State passes the Homeless Children’s Education Act!

By Rricha Mathur

March 25, 2014

Washington State is making great strides in reducing the number of homeless children in the state. It is estimated that the current homeless student population in Washington State is 30, 609. Read More »

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Reforming Child Welfare Financing by Doing What Works

By Rricha Mathur

March 25, 2014

The current federal child welfare financing structure is out-of-date and ineffective. Read More »

The War on Poverty and Children’s Health

By Carrie Fitzgerald

March 18, 2014

"Because of this document--and the long years of struggle which so many have put into creating it--in this town, and a thousand other towns like it, there are men and women in pain who wil  Read More »

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