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Resources related to youth development, where to go to obtain materials and training, available funding, and links to national, state, and county levels.

Academic Achievement and Youth Development
Resources and strategies to create more effective learning environments for youth that lead to increased academic achievement and better preparation for further learning and careers.

Closing the Achievement Gap and Youth Development
Resources that describe youth development strategies and concepts that specifically address concerns related to closing the achievement gap.

Health Resources
Information on resources for health services and programs, including research and data collection on youth health behaviors.

Youth Development - CalEdFacts
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Youth Development Summit 2004 External link opens in new window or tab.
Former State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell encourages schools to support positive youth development. The California Department of Education recognizes the important role that youth development plays in academic achievement. You can hear the Superintendent's comments endorsing youth development beginning at the 22:30 minute mark of the video stream from the 2004 Youth Development Summit held October 1, 2004.

Youth Voice and Youth Development
Insights and ideas for empowering youth to make a difference.

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