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Common Ground: Education & the Military Meeting the Needs of Students

January 15, 2014

Community, higher education, and business partnerships are often touted as critical links to helping students graduate from high school college- and career-ready. This report examines the desired outcomes shared among educators, the military, business and higher education and how to align these goals with shared best practices. The downloadable resource contains the first chapter of the full report. Called “Key Report Takeaways,” this section contains introductions and summaries of each remaining chapter. To purchase and download the full report, visit NASBE’s website,
Recommended Practices to Promote the Safety and Well-Being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth and Youth at Risk of or Living with HIV in Child Welfare Settings

January 15, 2014

In this report, the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) provides recommend practices for ensuring safe and proper care consistent with the needs of each and every lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGBTQ) child in the child welfare system. These recommended practices focus on the provision of services to LGBTQ youth in the areas of foster care, child protection, family preservation, adoption and youth development. These practices were designed by CWLA to help meet the needs of this vulnerable group.