REPORTS & BRIEFS
Continuing the Task Force is the first step towards improving maternal health and safety.
ECI enrollment is starting to rebound, but it's still below 2011 levels.
Progress on some key issues, but more work is needed.
What the Legislature accomplished for kids and where it fell short.
Progress on CPS funding, suspensions in early grades, postpartum depression, and more, but big disappointments too.
These bills will steer more children to settings where they are likely to have worse outcomes.
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.
The map below shows how far each Texas region has to go to ensure that local children receive their recommended developmental screens and well-child and primary care visits.
Here are strategies to support students and teachers.
These bills will support Texas moms and babies.
￼Texas should improve minimum standards for child care facilities for nutrition, active play, and screen time to allow the smallest Texans the opportunity to build a healthy life.
The following map allows Texans to review ECI enrollment data for their own county.
In the wake of Judge Janis Jack’s December 2015 ruling, here are some significant changes and key recommendations to consider to improve the safety and success of children in the Texas foster care system.
Data show that youth of color and students with disabilities are disproportionately subjected to arrests, court involvement, use of force, and juvenile probation for similar behavior.
Foster care, services for kids with disabilities, mental health, next steps for the new pre-k grants, women's health, 17-year-olds in the adult criminal justice system, & more.