Articles: Social Services

LAUSD Makes Civil Rights Improvements

The Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights enforced its first action on LAUSD under the Obama administration.

The Cradle-to-Career Solution

Providing a birth-to-employment education can stop students from falling through the cracks.

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Gets a Boost

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it will be expanding the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program.

City Connects to Students

Boston Public Schools is seeing the results of City Connects (CCNX)—its intervention, prevention and enrichment program that works with teachers to pair students with community-based services.

Districts Facing Hurdles in Collecting Medicaid Refunds

Districts are continuing to face many challenges in filing for reimbursement for the Medicaid services they provide to students.

RTI Goes Mainstream

Increased education funding and new software and products motivate more districts to buy in to Response-to-Intervention.

Recovery High Schools

These schools provide a safe haven for teenagers to stay clean and get back on track.