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Children’s Rights In the News

11 February 2019 Reuters
LGBT+ teens in U.S.: New Study

Children’s Rights is cited in this article about a new study from the University of Texas at Austin, which finds that LGBT+ teens in the United States are three times more likely than heterosexual teens to live in foster care.

LGBT+ teens in U.S.: New Study
16 January 2019 WHYY
Youth in PA. residential institutions unsafe

As detailed in Unsafe and Uneducated: Indifference to Dangers in PA’s Residential Child Welfare Facilities (co-authored by Children’s Rights and Education Law Center), lack of adequate oversight by PA DHS puts children in harm’s way. Read more from Maura McInerney at Education Law Center and Kate Burdick at Juvenile Law Center.

Youth in PA. residential institutions unsafe