Expanding the awareness of child abuse

(Fla.) Every employee in one of Florida’s largest school districts would be required to participate in annual training to report child abuse and neglect as part of a plan pending before district trustees to assure the wellbeing of students.

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Putting a spotlight on the needs of foster youth

(Calif.) As a population targeted for new state support, foster youth continue to struggle – a fact that prompted the California School Boards Association to launch an initiative to raise awareness and offer strategies for improving safety, stability and uninterrupted access to education for this at-risk group of students.

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