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Important Children and Youth Related Research

Homeless Youth Likely Human Trafficking Victim: Nearly a fifth of homeless youth in the United States and Canada are victims of trafficking, reports from the University of Pennsylvania and Loyola University New Orleans find. Based on interviews with 911 homeless … Continue reading

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Foundation Report: Don’t Backtrack on Gains for Children

Expanded access to healthcare and new tools — such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC) — have improved the well-being of children, according to the latest 2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book.

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Massachusetts Launches Workforce Development Pay-for-Success Project

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) announces the launch of a $12.43 million Pay for Success (PFS) workforce development initiative to help limited English speakers transition to employment, higher wage jobs and a path to education.

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U.S. Civil Rights Commission Launches Investigation Into DoEd Other Agencies

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, an independent agency charged with advising Congress and the president, has launched a two-year investigation into civil rights practices at several federal agencies under the Trump administration, including the Education Dept. (DoEd)..

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AAHD Scholarships Offered for Students With Disabilities

The mission of the American Association on Health and Disability is to contribute to national, state, and local efforts to promote health and wellness in people with disabilities and to identify effective intervention strategies. Deadline: Nov. 15.

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2017 Competition Opens for K-12 Student Achievement Research Grants

Agency: Education Dept. (Institute of Education Sciences); Program:  Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Education Research (CFDA Number 84.305A); Eligibility: Schools, nonprofits, for-profits, governments, private agencies and universities; Funding: Multiple awards of up to $760,000 each (no match required); Deadline: Aug. … Continue reading

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DoEd Releases ‘Condition of Education’ Report

The Education Dept. (DoEd) releases the 2017 Condition of Education, report which looks at a range of risk factors that make up a picture of K-12 education in the country. This year’s report includes 50 indicators on topics ranging from … Continue reading

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DoEd Will Reconsider Upward Bound Applicants Denied Over Formatting

The Education Dept. will reconsider 77 applications for a closed Upward Bound (CFDA Number: 84.047) competition after they were rejected due to formatting errors such as not being double-spaced, DoEd Secy. Betsy DeVos said. The competition, which distributed $273 million … Continue reading

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Important Resources for Youth, Child Welfare Programs

Here are a number of important links for grant seekers who are looking for federal funding to support their youth and child welfare projects. The links focus on information provided by HHS and the Administration for Children and Families.

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Important Children & Youth Related Research from Around the Country

Research focused on Children & Youth related issues and programs from around the country

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