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Juvenile Justice
MASS. --- Gov. Deval Patrick nominates Gloria Tan to a seat on the Juvenile Court.

Cleveland's Cuyahoga County Juvenile Justice Center receives $1M from taxpayers to convert unfinished space into offices for public defenders.

'A concentration camp for little boys': Dark secrets unearthed in KKK county.

The NYCPD has embarked on a novel approach to deter juvenile robbers, essentially staging interventions and force-feeding outreach in an effort to stem a tide of robberies by dissuading those most likely to commit them.

Children in custody have been stripped naked and searched more than 43,000 times in under two years.

Targeting "hip-hop fashion" deflects attention from the real issues that plague the Black community, argue Akunna Eneh and Amirah Santos-Goldberg.

 


Education
Lobbyists are not allowed to finance perks like trips for state officials, but those at the Foundation for Excellence in Education get around that ban by being registered to another foundation run by Jeb Bush.

 

NEB. --- Tuition freeze sets precedent for affordable higher education.

After Newtown tragedy, educators consider how to reach troubled students and provide treatment.

 


Child Welfare
Sharpton and Walcott to tackle health disparities in NYC.

 

DOJ to Supreme Court: Children dont' need mothers.