Concerns About Job Corps Safety Continue in Congress

Roughly two years after the homicides of two students prompted a congressional review of Job Corps, federal lawmakers continue to probe for answers about safety in its training centers and its funding may be cut.

Kids Mostly Homeless Due to Poverty, Global Study Finds

A recent study of global youth homelessness points to poverty, not delinquency, as the major factor leading to “street involvement.” The study, published online by JAMA Pediatrics, concludes that homeless children “require support and protection” and calls on governments worldwide to address social and economic inequities as a way to combat homelessness.