Top Headlines for 11/2

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Child Welfare

The parents of Adolf Hitler Campbell and Aryan Nation Campbell have lost custody of those children and another daughter, reports Fox News. A judge will decide in December whether the children will ever return to the home of Heath and Deborah Campbell. 


The Obama administration’s offer to allow states waivers from No Child Left Behind has brought critics of the law’s tutoring mandate out of the woodwork. Chris Williams of the Associated Press reports on some of the problems state leaders had with the concept, or at least the design of it.

Washington Post columnist Michelle Singletary discusses the federally mandated cost calculators that colleges are supposed to have put up by now. Some of the early versions posted by colleges are hard to find and difficult to use, one expert tells Singletary.

Cornelius Frolik of Ohio’s Middletown Journal reports on a study showing that Southwest Ohio community college students who dropped out after year one cost the state $5.52 million last year.

Facing falling profits amidst the federal and state scrutiny of for-profit colleges, one of the industry’s major players replaced its CEO, reports Gregory Karp of the Chicago Tribune.

Juvenile Justice

Natrona County, Wyo., held an open house to demonstrate the new juvenile detention center to the public, reports Daniel Sandoval of A quote from Tim O’Daniel, who will oversee the center’s operation for contractor Cornerstone:

“Coming out here and being able to see the open sky, all kids dream, and they don’t dream of being in here. While they’re here, we’re giving them the opportunity, we’re giving them someplace safe. Our goal is always to rehabilitate, help, nurture and get these young people to places they need to be.”

Richmond officials are looking into claims by Richmond Juvenile Detention employees that the place is unsafe and understaffed, reports Sandra Jones and Nick Dutton of WTVR.

Halloween night saw six shootings in Washington, and five of the victims were teenagers, reports the Associated Press. It is unclear if any of the suspects were juveniles, but the story suggests that police have established that the victims knew their shooters in at least three cases.