2018 Opening Doors country factsheets reveal growing commitment towards children’s transition from institutional to family- and community-based care in Europe

'legislative and policy commitments and funding...should be channeled more efficiently...'

From nthe campaign: The Opening Doors for Europe’s Children  – a pan-European campaign that advocates for strengthening families and ending institutional care – released 16 country fact sheets about

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U.S. Department of Education addresses the inappropriate use of restraint and seclusion to protect children with disabilities

U.S. Department of Education addresses the inappropriate use of restraint and seclusion to protect children with disabilities

“The only way to ensure the success of all children with disabilities is to meet the needs of each child with a disability”

 

From U.S. Department of Education website dated January 17, 2019:

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that the U.S. Department of

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Virginia Becomes the 4th U.S. State in the Past Year to Reject Utility ‘Smart’ Metering Plans

Virginia Becomes the 4th U.S. State in the Past Year to Reject Utility ‘Smart’ Metering Plans

From Take Back Your Power website:

“On January 17, Virginia utility regulators rejected Dominion Energy’s $5 billion bid for additional ‘smart’ electricity meter deployment.

“In doing so, Virginia joins state regulators in Kentucky (Aug 2018), Massachusetts (May 2018), and New Me

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