Reports & Research
Understanding Childhood Issues & Highlighting Them
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Assembly Bill 760 (Dickinson): Reinstating California's Early Mental Health Initiative
Mar 19, 2013
A fact sheet on Assembly Bill 760, which would provide children with needed mental health screenings and care.
Download file: ab_760_fact_sheet_031913.pdf
Restorative Justice Practices: How FUSD can boost attendance, improve graduation rates and increase funding
Mar 11, 2013
This brief overviews Fresno Unified School District’s (FUSD) current school discipline practices and outlines alternative restorative justice approaches that can improve student outcomes.
Download file: restorative_justice_practices_fusd.pdf
KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot: Reducing Youth Incarceration in the United States
Feb 27, 2013
The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot: Reducing Youth Incarceration in the United States finds that the rate of young people locked up because of trouble with the law dropped more than 40 percent over a 15-year period, with no decrease in public safety. The report shows California has one of the highest rates of youth incarceration in the nation.
Download file: casey_youth_incarceration_2013.pdf
Proposed State Budget Improves Outlook for Kids, But Leaves Much Work to Be Done
Feb 04, 2013
A summary of how the Administration’s January proposal for the 2013-14 state budget impacts kids.
Download file: 2013-14_state_budget_analysis_jan_prop.pdf
Youth and Work: Restoring Teen and Young Adult Connections to Opportunity
Dec 03, 2012
This report by The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT spotlights the nation’s disconnected youth, describes the barriers they face towards becoming financially stable, and draws attention to the supports they need to become engaged and connected.
Download file: casey_youth_report_2012.pdf