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Juvenile Justice

Senators failed to reach an agreement with House on lowering age of discernment to 12 years old.

Juvenile court project in Tenn. receives grant that will allow for mental health and substance abuse screenings, as well as family services.


Education

Atlanta is to be the home for new Gates Foundation-backed education nonprofit.

Texas legislative session could neglect education.

An initiative proposed by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad hopes to motivate top students to consider teaching as a profession.

Nevada looks to boost low student performance by spending $135 million more on K-12 education programs.

More and more students with autism are choosing STEM majors.


Child Welfare

Arizona cancels $11.5 million federal grant program that helps find homes for older, hard-to-place foster children.

Ohio launches child abuse reporting phone number.