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Juvenile Justice
A recent review of medical services provided to youths by the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice found care adequate but makes numerous recommendations.

The Meridian Public School District has agreed to watch out for racial disparities in student discipline and the U.S. Department of Justice has agreed to dismiss complaints about a "school-to-prison pipeline."


Child Welfare
Connecting dots on child abuse to save lives.

 

The county where no one is gay.

CALIFORNIA -- John O’Connor became director of Equality California in December, the largest advocacy group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights in the state

Could abuse be the reason why teen birth rates in America are among the highest in developed nations?


Education
The Supreme Court announced Monday it would include a Michigan law that would bar public universities from considering race as an admissions factor in its review of affirmative action in higher education.

The announcement of plans in Chicago, Illinois to shut down 61 elementary and middle schools marks a new stage in the assault on public education and the social counterrevolution in America.