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Child Welfare
The Illinois House has approved a measure that authorizes new roadbuilding funds and transfers money saved from prison closures to child-welfare and mental-health services.

Colorado Democrats move toward
child-welfare reform.


Juvenile Justice
Governor Deval Patrick brings in three new juvenile court judges.

Art sold in Virginia General Assembly Building was
created by children and teens serving sentences in the state DJJ.

National Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Coalition (NJJDPC) urges the President
to restore a more effective system of juvenile justice for youth.


Education
Wyoming education reform bill passes through state Senate.

"
STEM education: Where the girls are not."

Obama's State of the Union address makes clear that he seeks major changes
in the accountability system for higher education.