HB 122 would hold 17-year-olds accountable in the juvenile justice system rather than the adult system.
A new report offers detailed data analysis in support of raising the age of juvenile jurisdiction so 17-year-old Texans are no longer automatically sent to the adult justice system.
Another Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) provider will withdraw from the program this summer.
After a marathon debate in the Texas House, the budget bill establishing the state's priorities for the next two years now goes to a conference committee composed of five Senators and five Representatives.
Here are strategies to support students and teachers.
Latest on funding for pre-k, kids with disabilities, CPS, Medicaid, and more.
Testimony to the House Public Health Committee
HB 2466 would provide more mothers with the option to be screened for maternal depression during their baby’s well-check visit with their pediatrician or other primary care provider.
Testimony to the House Committee on State Affairs
HB 3859 has 3 provisions aimed at ensuring children’s rights are protected. However, we are concerned that HB 3859 could be interpreted to limit children’s rights or hurt a child’s well-being based on a provider’s religious beliefs. We recommend 2 changes to ensure HB 3859 will not allow providers to discriminate against children for religious reasons.