Archives: 2014 & Earlier

Top Headlines 9/4


Los Angeles schools are taking new approaches to replace zero tolerance policies, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Principals in New York can no longer use suspension as a punishment for first-offending students, reports the New York Daily News. 

Child Welfare 

A New England Journal of Medicine study shows adverse growth affects for children who use inhalers, the New York Times reports.

Budget cuts to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services may cause more children to enter the foster care system, reports the Chicago Tribune.

West Virginia is under fire for failing to offer enough federal assistance for foster care children, the Charleston Gazette reports.

Juvenile Justice 

A new Texas juvenile justice program that focuses on reducing violence is proving effective, the Austin American-Statesman reports.

A Tennessee county juvenile court’s mandated reforms are expected to cost millions, reports The Commercial Appeal.

The Times-Tribune reports Pennsylvania’s struggle to adjust to the Supreme Court decision that struck down life-without-parole sentences for juvenile offenders


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