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By Neil Puffett |
13 June 2017
A secure training centre in Kent that was taken over by the government after allegations of abuse emerged has been rated "inadequate" by inspectors for the second time in less than a year.
31 May 2017
The number of children living in households where no parent has a job has fallen by 90,000, government statistics show.
By Gabriella Jozwiak |
04 May 2017
The number of households subject to the benefit cap has more than trebled in just four months, prompting campaigners to raise concerns about more children ending up in poverty.
Judges should avoid taking part in official probes into child deaths in order to maintain the independence of the judiciary, England's most senior family court judge has said.
28 April 2017
A raft of new measures designed to boost support for children and young people will become law after the Children and Social Work Bill received Royal Assent.
27 April 2017
The proportion of young people committing further offences within 12 months of being convicted has hit a record high.
20 April 2017
The Council of Europe has called on the British government to take urgent action to improve the safety of young people held in custody.
By Joe Lepper |
07 April 2017
A pioneering housing project where care leavers are involved with refurbishing empty properties that they then move into has been handed £3.7m in innovation funding from the Department for Education to expand it into five new areas.
27 March 2017
The Department for Education must update statutory guidance for local authorities as part of attempts to prevent thousands of children missing education, a children's charity has suggested.
The stress and uncertainty of repeatedly packing up their lives and moving home is becoming a "worryingly normal" part of life for some children growing up in poverty, a charity has warned.
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