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Instead of issuing lots of suspensions to little kids, we must provide support to teachers and students.
The Legislature should increase the capacity of local programs & strengthen juvenile probation departments.
As state leaders work on foster care improvements, supporting these teens must be a priority.
New data show the rate of maternal deaths is still worse than many other states and many developing countries.
Our testimony to the House Appropriations Subcommittee.
Rather than suspending little kids, we must give teachers and students the support they need to succeed.
An important component of combating substance abuse, addiction, and their effects across the lifespan is preventing and treating substance misuse in youth.
For the sake of moms and kids, Texas needs to strengthen programs and policies to address this challenge.
Legislative leadership and support is needed to build and implement a statewide plan that supports the behavioral health and academic success of all students.
Texas continues to relearn the same lesson: Remote juvenile facilities with many youth are dangerous and ineffective.
School safety efforts must include strategies to prevent students from pursuing violence in the first place.
Texas leaders must address the state's maternal and infant mortality crises.
We must reduce the number of youth confined for minor offenses.
Lauren Rose, Director of Youth Justice Policy at Texans Care for Children, on the appointment of JD Robertson as the new TTexas Juvenile Justice Ombudsman.
There are several areas where Texas and the Court largely agree, so let's start there.