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Top Headlines for 2/13February 13, 2012
The high use of emergency shelters in Oklahoma was criticized in the federal lawsuit filed by the New York-based nonprofit Children's Rights, reports Ginnie Graham of the Tulsa World.
Pennsylvania may have to widen the lens through which it looks at potential child abuse cases, writes Sarah Ganim of PennLive.com, in a sprawling piece that teeters on being an editorial.
The website Politifact says that, at least based on his record in the Senate, Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is no friend of the effort to pass the DREAM Act.
Meanwhile, the Herald-Tribune reports on a legislative effort by one House Republican to go around the parts of the DREAM Act that pertain to academic success and only offer legal status in exchange for military service.
Jaime Sarrio of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution sits down with Georgia Superintendent John Barge to discuss the state’s waivers from the No Child Left Behind Act standards.
The dropout rate in Massachusetts is at its lowest point in two decades, reports Scott O’Connell of the MetroWest Daily News.
Writing to the San Francisco Chronicle in response to a column about Obama’s suggestion to raise the dropout age in every state to 18, readers suggest two other ideas: increasing literacy rates in young children and better addressing learning disabilities such as dyslexia.
The Virginia Senate has passed a bill that requires some juvenile sex offenders to register for the state registry, reports the Associated Press, but those entries can only be accessed by law enforcement agencies.
Michael Montgomery of California Watch reports on a study from a California organization that says county juvenile justice systems can handled a shutdown of the state juvenile justice agency.
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