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Education

The 2012 GOP education platform stresses teachers staying accountable and school choices for parents and children, reports Huffington Post.

Child Welfare

Virginia Beach will make improvements to its child welfare agency, reports The Virginian Pilot reports.

Juvenile Justice

The Courier Journal reports that a Kentucky judge has ruled to open a juvenile case regarding teen sexual assault, which could lead to other juvenile cases becoming open.

A county in Oregon has been processing fewer teens in juvenile detention centers, The Oregonian reports.

A New Jersey state appeals court rule that minors in juvenile detention centers must have a hearing before being transferred to a state prison, The Star-Ledger reports.