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Child Welfare

David Klepper of the Chicago Tribune covers the Racial Justice Initiative forum in Rhode Island yesterday, which focused on the racial disparities that exist in the child welfare system.

Education/Jobs

The editorial board of the Austin Statesman says that the Texas Higher Education Commissioner’s plan to overhaul the state’s approach to community colleges – sending some students on a track toward college degrees and others directly toward the workforce – is an idea worth considering.

More details on New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s education/jobs initiative for young Latino and black men are here, from Kevin Kiley of Inside Higher Ed, and here from Lisa Fleisher of the Wall Street Journal. Bloomberg and fellow billionaire George Soros are sharing the cost of the initiative with the city.

Juvenile Justice

Louisiana newspaper The News Star congratulates the staff at the Swanson Center for Youth for gaining 100 percent compliance with American Correctional Association standards after years of controversy.

Mentoring

A well-known mentoring program in Vermont will shrink because of a cut to its federal AmeriCorps funding, reports Elliot deBruyn of the Burlington Free Press.

Miscellaneous

Christie Garton of USA Today profiles the winners of the Social Innovation Fund, a Corporation for National and Community Service program that funded five projects at $13.9 million for this year.

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