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Education

Thirteen people were criminally charged with hazing in the death of a Florida A&M University marching band member who was beaten after a football game last fall, the New York Times.

Critics are arguing over Common Core standards, which aim to simplify education, USA Today reports.

Today, the Center for American Progress released a data analysis, which shows how the great recession has affected communities of color and student loan debt, according to a press release from the Center.  

Child Welfare

Arizona governor is expected to sign two bills to create a new child-abuse investigative unit and tweak other child-welfare laws, AZCentral.com reports.

Tanned New Jersey mother accused of causing skin burns to her young daughter by taking her into a tanning booth pleaded not guilty, Boston.com reports.

In California, hundreds of low-income families protest the proposed $500 million in cuts to subsidized child care, ABC30 reports.


Juvenile Justice

Redeploy Illinois, a state program that works to keep juvenile offenders out of detention centers, is being discussed by federal and state officials, BND.com reports.