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THE MISSION OF THE COALITION FOR RESIDENTIAL EDUCATION (CORE) IS TO SUPPORT, PROMOTE AND ADVOCATE FOR RESIDENTIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND SCHOOLS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH WHOSE FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES CANNOT MEET THEIR NEEDS.
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July 21, 2015
Report on child welfare suggests many US children were left behind in economic recovery
A new report on child welfare suggests that there are more U.S. children living in poverty than before the Great Recession. The latest Kids Count Data Book from the Annie E. Casey Foundation says 22 percent of American children were living in poverty in 2013 compared with 18 percent in 2008. Poverty rates were nearly double among African-Americans and American Indians and were most severe in South and Southwest.
July 16, 2015
Senate-passed Education Bill Includes Grassley Provisions on Gifted and Talented Children, Foster Youth, Civics Education
Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa included provisions in the education bill passed by the Senate today on gifted and talented students, school stability for foster youth, and civics education involving the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
May 20, 2015
Congress to Consider Scaling Down Group Homes for Troubled Children
Joo Yeun Chang, a representative for the Department of Health of Human services who handles child issues, described the budget draft in her written testimony for the Senate hearing yesterday.
September 29-30, 2015
Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX
Summer 2015 Edition of Residential Education Matters is now available