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Juvenile Justice
Closed door program Girls in Motion opens new opportunities for female juvenile offenders.

FLORIDA --- New juvenile justice plan offfers smart possibilities.


Child Welfare
Utah bill envisions creating a network of caring adults who get personally involved in the success of poor kids.

Multiethnic and mixed-race youth feel less satisfied with their moms—but more independent—compared to other youth, according to a new University of Michigan study.

A new study in JAMA Pediatrics evaluates the impact of volunteering not on the recipients of good will, but on those donating their time.


Education
Nebraska Education Commissioner Roger Breed came out swinging Monday against a bill that would allow limited charter schools to be created in Omaha.

GAINESVILLE, FL --- Learning Commons brings education into 21st century.

Marian Wright Edelman to receive the Harvard Graduate School of Education Medal for Education Impact, the highest honor given by the Ed School.