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Politico profiles a 17-year-old high schooler from Virigina who will be the youngest delegate at the Republican National Convention

Child Welfare

The New York Times reports on children facing deportation alone and without support.

An advocacy group has targeted the Massachusetts foster care system for its mistreatment of children, The Boston Globe reports.

Child welfare officials report Florida’s improvement in matching foster kids with adoptive parents, according to The Palm Beach Post.

A California psychologist talks “conversion therapy” and the harm it causes LGBTQ youth, via the Los Angeles Times.   

Juvenile Justice

An Iowa juvenile facility still has employees reporting for work, despite the fact that the facility is empty, the Quad-City Times reports.