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The Justice Department has found student rights have been violated in an east Mississippi city, according to The Huffington Post. 

Child Welfare

The Shreveport Times reports a $438,000 grant to be awarded to a Louisiana city to help track and monitor at-risk youth.

Juvenile Justice

Community-based services have helped the state of Ohio experience a 17 percent decline in juvenile sex offender cases, the Dayton Daily News reports.

New improvements to the juvenile justice system in Texas are at risk of ending because of a lack of funding, according to The Liberty Vindicator.

A Memphis juvenile defense system will now be handled by the public defender’s office due to wide ranging issues, reports The Commercial Appeal.