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Education

Young adults with autism spectrum disorder are less likely to continue their education or get a job after high school than young adults with other disabilities, a new study shows, U.S. News reports.

Financial experts say families should pay attention to the high cost of prepaid college tuition plans compared to other college-tuition investments, The Seattle Times reports.


Child Welfare

In Oklahoma, prison-born babies fall through the cracks in the state’s child welfare system, Tulsa World reports.

Pennsylvania released its 2011 child abuse data, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Juvenile Justice

At  the Memphis-Shelby County Juvenile Court, a team of juvenile justice experts found “serious, systematic” failures, The Daily News reports.

The National Council on Crime and Delinquency launched its new website which features the latest report on private prisons, according to a press release.