Top Headlines: Archives 2014 & Earlier

Top Headlines for 10/27

Child Welfare

The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that adoption proceedings for an Indian child whose parents’ rights were terminated must take place within state courts, not tribal courts, reports Abby Simons of the Star Tribune.

The New Jersey couple that named their children Adolf Hitler and Aryan Nation have still not been reunited with their children after nearly three years, reports Michael Sheridan of the New York Daily News.

A blunt headline from in regard to the NPR series on foster care in South Dakota: State Dicks Over Hundreds of Native American Children.


Washington Post education blogger Jay Mathews is a big fan California professor Russell Rumberger’s new book, “Dropping Out: Why Students Drop Out of High School and What Can Be Done About It.”

An effort to repeal California’s recently passed version of the DREAM Act is afoot, reports Ruxandra Guidi of Fronteras. California Republican Assemblyman Tim Donnelly needs to collect 504,000 signatures to get a repeal of the act on the ballot in November 2012.

Seattle Central Community College wants no part of the Occupy Seattle protestors, reports Vanessa Ho of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

Juvenile Justice

In Wicomico County (Md.), reports Calum McKinney of, a former school board president has been tapped to help the county to reduce the number of minorities involved in the juvenile justice system by developing new disciplinary options in schools.


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