‘I Don’t Know Where I Would Be Without Youth Court’: Program Sets Kids On Right Path Without Permanent Mark On Record

Ella* was scared. She sat in the small meeting room, awaiting her first appearance before Youth Court. The high school freshman knew she was about to face a jury of her peers who would ask questions about her truancy charge at a Fargo high school. But she wasn’t exactly sure what else to expect. Last…
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Bright & Early Quality-Rating System Helps State’s Child-Care Providers Get Even Better

“No way. I can’t do it.” Tiffany Watkins was skeptical when North Dakota Child Care Aware Consultant Tasha Lind introduced her to the Bright & Early quality rating improvement system (QRIS). Now that she’s completed Step 2 and started work on Step 3, Tiffany is seeing positive results around her Michigan (N.D.) Munchkins child care.…
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