Top Headlines 4/23

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JUVENILE JUSTICE

Las Vegas, NV -- Juvenile facility gets a rock wall and a zip line course as a way “to teach kids team building, problem solving, and cooperation.”

Texas senators are weighing a proposal to limit the use of solitary confinement with juvenile offenders.


CHILD WELFARE
 

Bryson City, NC -- The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is planning to form its own social services agency following the death of an infant removed from her family by county officials.
 


EDUCATION                                                                                                    

The 2013 National Teacher of the Year denies the existence of a “crisis” in public education.


JOB TRAINING

The U.S. Forest Service, along with The Greening Youth Foundation, is offering Summer work to youth 15 - 19 as part of the Youth Conservation Corps.