The Council for Youth Development has its ultimate goal that every child in the county be Ready by 21—ready for learning, ready for work, ready for life. This annual report to the community is intended to open community dialogue which will result in increased focus on positive youth development in Bartholomew County.
Colorado Trails is the computer based application that State Child Welfare, State Child Care, Child Welfare in 64 Counties, and the Division of Youth Corrections use for case management. It is a statewide effort to automate services in Child Welfare and the Division of Youth Corrections.
This bill will require the Maryland Departments of Education and Health to align and combine their surveys with the federal Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System survey, so that young people in Maryland take only one government survey for federal and state departments per year.
(SB9, MD, 2007)
By Karen Pittman, July 2005
“Now is the time to reach out throughout America… to gather in the best lessons that are out there, to gather in the energy that is out there… to give inspiration to all communities.” These words, spoken by General Powell, kicked off a high visibility national competition to identify the “100 Best Communities for Children and Youth.”
While the nation’s public systems continue to fall short of delivering equitable educational supports to children and youth, youth workers have spent the last several decades insulating and, in some cases, patching the leaks in the “education pipeline”– a term describing the route students follow from early childhood through post-secondary education.
The Forum for Youth Investment is pleased to announce the release of YOUTH COUNT: Exploring How KIDS COUNT Grantees Address Youth Issues. Inspired by the 2004 Kids Count Databook essay, "Moving Youth From Risk to Opportunity," this new report highlights the history of data collection, challenges, and innovative strategies of 12 Annie E.