REPORTS & BRIEFS
As state leaders work on foster care improvements, supporting these teens must be a priority.
Rather than suspending little kids, we must give teachers and students the support they need to succeed.
For the sake of moms and kids, Texas needs to strengthen programs and policies to address this challenge.
Good News for Texas Moms and Babies, But Improvements Needed Moving Forward
Enrollment fell among babies and toddlers of all backgrounds, but plummeted among black children in Harris County.
New Task Force is a Good Start, But Lege and TEA Must Take Action.
A new report shows that hundreds of babies and toddlers in the Tyler-Longview area have missed out on ECI services.
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.