A newly established juvenile mental health court in Alameda County, California, plans to divert many mentally ill youth from detention to treatment.
By Demoya Gordon, Catherine Wollard, Edward Opton, and Patrick Gardner
Concerns have been raised that some alternative school programs provide pared down academics, and limited or no special education and related services.
By Haley Upshaw
Group Makes Third Attempt in Four Years to Force Teens
to Notify Parents Before an Abortion
By Rebecca Gudeman