Top Headlines for 9/9

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Child Welfare

A Nebraska advocacy group called on the state to halt its efforts to privatize child welfare services, reports Martha Stoddard of the Omaha World-Herald.

Education/Jobs

Doug Lederman of Inside Higher Ed reports on the $5 billion from Obama’s jobs plan that will fund construction and renovation for community colleges and public schools. The Education Department would administer the infrastructure program, Lederman reports.

The Associated Press reports on how a photo of Robert E. Lee landed $23,000 for a Tennessee chapter of Goodwill.

Juvenile Justice

Clay Duda of the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange posted a rundown of funding cuts to juvenile justice agencies in Maryland, North Carolina, Idaho and Alabama.