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 Education/Jobs

Immigrant high school students’ struggle to apply for college is documented in this New York Daily News piece, as reporter Erica Pearson explains, undocumented students frequently don’t apply at all.

The Business Review (Albany, N.Y.) looks at the area’s community colleges meeting growing enrollment demands by building student dorms. By Robin K. Cooper.

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) is applying for federal funding for a National Guard boot camp program to help high school dropouts get their diplomas, according to an article by Mal Leary in the Bangor Daily News.

Juvenile Justice

Lee Rood of the Des Moines Register writes about a new report from Iowa’s Division of Juvenile and Justice Planning showing the millions of dollars spent on tracking sex offenders.

The state of Maryland has been out of compliance with the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act because they have been keeping juveniles locked up in adult detention centers for extended periods, according to Southern Maryland Online’s Maggie Clark.

A juvenile justice judge and the chair of the state JJ commission co-author an opinion column in the San Jose Mercury News calling for separation of Santa Clara County juvenile probation from the adult system.

Keith Goldberg of The Times Herald-Record in Upstate New York examines the the state’s juvenile justice system, which is sure to receive major cuts in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D) upcoming state budget.

A juvenile justice counselor, who allegedly preyed on young girls in the Family Court Building in Lower Manhattan, has been sentenced to four years in prison on sexual assault charges involving the girls.  The counselor had agreed to an all-probation sentence in a plea deal but the judge threw it out, saying he showed no remorse. John Eligon of the New York Times reports.  

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