Kids in Immigrant Families Among Least Likely to Live in Single-Parent Homes

…Today in America, more than 1 in 3 children live in single-parent families. The likelihood ... of being raised in a one-parent household is lowest for Asian children (16%), white children (25 ... Indian children are more likely to live in a single-parent family than in a two-parent household. In 2015 ... in married-couple families by family nativity Children in single-parent families by family nativity

March 9, 2017

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Past Issues of Casey Connects

…and youth and reducing racial disparities in child welfare. Winter 2005 This issue focuses on applying ... vulnerable children and families succeed. Today, Casey Connects is the name of the Foundation’s blog ... . Winter 2013 For too many children, access to opportunity is limited by the places where they grow up ... . Children living in high-poverty neighborhoods are too often derailed by economic instability, inadequate

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In Pursuit of Normalcy: Better Care for Children in Foster Care

…to parent responsibly and with each child’s needs and preferences in mind. The gathering &ndash ... ; officially called “White House Convening on Developmentally Appropriate Services for Children, Youth ... ;s youngest members spoke to the importance of giving children and youth normal and healthy experiences while ... to use their judgment and their knowledge of the individual children and youth in their care

August 24, 2015

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Beyond Detention

System Transformation Through Juvenile Detention Reform

…three sites that created a kinder, fairer detention system for America’s troubled youth. Readers ... ’s youth include: 1) relying too heavily on costly, ineffective out-of-home placements; 2) ignoring ... research and results; and 3) treating children of color more harshly than their white counterparts.  ... the county to create a video outlining how parents can get involved in their child’s court proceedings

January 1, 2007

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The 30 Million Word Gap

The Role of Parent-Child Verbal Interaction in Language and Literacy Development

…as a young child.  ... How vocabulary affects conceptual learning in young children. ... Children of mothers who read to them frequently have larger vocabularies than kids who aren&rsquo ... A typical middle-class child enters 1st grade with 1,000 to 1,700 hours of one-on-one picture book

January 10, 2014

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Christian Millennials Make Faith-Based Case for Closing Youth Prisons

…and public institutions -- have been making the case with data to replace adult-like youth prisons with more ... millennials, What Justice Requires: Closing Youth Prisons, summarizes available evidence and suggests steps ... in the intersection of faith, politics and justice — the report examines three key reasons youth prisons ... , youth prisons do not acknowledge the developmental needs of juvenile offenders. “They reflect

March 2, 2017

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Nation Shifts Away From Costly, Unnecessary Confinement

…Since 2007, the rate at which youth are placed in juvenile detention, correctional and residential ... of youth residing in detention has also declined. On a given day in 2015, 48,000 youth under the age of 21 ... these groups exist. For instance: Compared to their white peers, African-American youth are five times more ... likely to be detained. This risk is also three times higher for American Indian youth. Juvenile lock up

January 9, 2018

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Achieving Permanency Through Reunification Training

The Permanency Continuum Series, Lifelong Families Model

…This 2-day child welfare training focuses specifically on reuniting children and youth in foster ... care with their birth families when that option is in the best interest of the children and youth ... Why reunification is the preferred permanency option for children and youth in foster care. ... How resource families can provide the supports parents, children and youth need as they work toward

January 6, 2012

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