ALL OUR LATEST
A new CDC report highlights how common mental health challenges are for Texas youth.
The trauma will have profound consequences for children.
The new federal law will change foster care by boosting prevention efforts and reducing reliance on congregate care.
Addressing student mental health, removing kids from the classroom, and the role of school police.
School police should be focused on school security, not minor misbehavior.
We are glad to see a greater effort to support student mental health, but we have concerns about some student discipline proposals.
The hearing will include a discussion about supporting children who have experienced trauma.
Six steps Texas leaders can take to strengthen student mental health efforts in Texas schools.
STAR Health serves nearly all youth in long-term foster care, providing policymakers an opportunity to improve care.
Bastrop, Bexar, Travis, and Victoria counties are preparing to offer Family Connects, a new home visiting program.
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.