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In Depth

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Commissioner plans spark concern

Giving regional tsars more powers to intervene in schools could harm support for vulnerable children, experts warn.

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Front of Mind

Increased political profile and a new care framework offer a chance to improve children's mental health services. Louise Hunt examines the prospects and looks at the innovative work of local projects.

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Councils identify elements of 'gold standard' in leaving care services

The New Belongings programme has seen councils devise improvements for young people leaving care, with senior buy-in and care leaver involvement critical to making positive changes as they make the move to independent living.

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Ousted DCS defends record

"Arcane" technology and lack of support are behind slow progress in Somerset, says Peter Lewis.

Let's be ready to answer for our children's rights record

Children’s commissioner for England Maggie Atkinson looks ahead as the UNCRC marks its Silver Jubilee.

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