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Child Welfare

Main establishes Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission to study the Native American Child Welfare System.

Anti-bullying summit in Ohio draws a myriad of organizations, including Human Rights Campaign.

New study shows that folic acid may decrease risk of autism.


Juvenile Justice

New study from Strategies for Youth found that police academies in 37 states, including Massachusetts, spend no more than one percent of their training hours on juvenile justice issues.

Third employee at the Milton Girls Facility accused of sexually assaulting several juvenile girls at the facility.


Education

Georgia House Democratic Caucus offers its legislative agenda, which is heavy on education reform.

FLORIDA -- Special-education students gain crucial skills for working world.

Obama's State of the Union Address focused on boosting high-skill immigration, education.

Washington lawmakers find themselves split by $1B on education reform.

California legislative analyst slams Gov. Jerry Brown's Higher-Education Budget.

Texas Senate education panel proposes a shift to four new high school graduation plans.

7-year-old Philadelphia boy drowned in the backyard pool of a day-care center that the state failed to close even after learning that license was obtained with a lie.