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Juvenile Justice
Texas judge wants lawmakers to focus on students, asking them to reform school discipline and to stop 'overcriminalizing' misbehavior in the state's classrooms.

School cop rejected in Bradford, Vt.

Kansas House panel to consider child trafficking law.

Parents say bullying led to 12-year-old son's death.


IDAHO --- An anti-bullying proposal explicity extending school authority beyond the classroom sailed out of a House committee Tuesday.

Minnesota lawmakers heard emotional testimony from a woman whose son had killed himself as they considered a bill aimed at addressing bullying in state schools.

Child Welfare
14 percent of current Fortune 500 corporations donated at least $10,000 to the Boy Scouts of America in 2010.


Massachusetts lawmakers retaliate against youth with 'transgender issues.'

LOUISIANA --- Gov. Bobby Jindal has suffered another setback in his efforts to ram through his agenda of vouchers and anti-teaher reforms.

The owner of a north Philadelphia day-care center had been indicted on charges of involuntary manslaughter and endangering the welfare of a child in the drowning death of a 7-year-old boy last summer.

United Way donors honored at annual awards luncheon.