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JUVENILE JUSTICE
MASSACHUSETTS -- Brodeur and Clark join fight for 'juvenile justice' at State House.

Kenyon Juvenile Justice Center can head off problems for those who might not keep a court date, an action that can result in serious consequences, activists say.


YOUTH RIGHTS
Adding teeth to truancy laws: Bill awaiting governor's OK increases penalties.

Boy Scouts of America proposes to lift gay ban for youth members.


EDUCATION

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is signing into law a sweeping education bill that rolls back graduation standards adopted just three years ago.

MINNESOTA -- Ahead of a funding debate this week in the Legislature, Gov. Mark Dayton told a rally Sunday at St Paul's Central High School that teachers in Minnesota are being put in impossible situations, with too many students and under-equipped classrooms.