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5 Reasons Cutting Food Stamps Will Hurt America's Children - PolicyMic

5 Reasons Cutting Food Stamps Will Hurt America's Children
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Rastafarian Teenager Suspended from Louisiana School Indefinitely for Having Dreadlocks

Rastafarian Teenager Suspended from Louisiana School Indefinitely for Having Dreadlocks | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Now the ACLU is defending student's religious right to his hairstyle.
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Juvenile Justice Cancels Contract With Controversial Provider In Santa Rosa ... - NorthEscambia.com

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Study: Parental incarceration may be worse than divorce

Study: Parental incarceration may be worse than divorce | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Parental incarceration can have negative effects on children's health.
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Sexual Abuse of 1400 Children Unreported Due to ‘Racism’ Fears

Sexual Abuse of 1400 Children Unreported Due to ‘Racism’ Fears | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Council staff ignored evidence in the name of political correctness.
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Two North Side 12-year-olds work to build South Side playground - Chicago Sun-Times

Two North Side 12-year-olds work to build South Side playground - Chicago Sun-Times | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Two North Side 12-year-olds work to build South Side playground Chicago Sun-Times But that would be child's play compared to the project friends Marc Luban and Ariana Handelman have instead decided to pursue — building a $90,000 playground at...
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Homeschool Family Sues Va. Social Services for Removing Children, Claiming Parents Imagined Kids' Illnesses

Homeschool Family Sues Va. Social Services for Removing Children, Claiming Parents Imagined Kids' Illnesses | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A homeschooling advocacy group announced that it is suing social services caseworkers in Shenandoah County Virginia's Department of Social Services on behalf of homeschool parents that were falsely accused of child abuse and had their two children removed from parental custody and placed into foster care for over a month.

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Thief Nabs $27K Of Fuel From School Bus Company, Clogs Ignitions - CBS Pittsburgh

Thief Nabs $27K Of Fuel From School Bus Company, Clogs Ignitions - CBS Pittsburgh | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A brazen theft at a school bus company – and the thieves had plenty of fuel for their getaway.
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4 of the Most Effective Herbs for Balancing Hormones

4 of the Most Effective Herbs for Balancing Hormones | up2-21 | Scoop.it
How you can help relieve stress and alleviate hormonal symptoms.
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California: the ‘Mississippi of Mass Incarceration?’

California: the ‘Mississippi of Mass Incarceration?’ | up2-21 | Scoop.it
California is the state of sunshine, movie stars— and Supermax prisons. Its huge incarcerated population –over 100,000 inmates-is one of the reasons the U.S. is the world largest jailer, says legal scholar and Berkeley Law Professor Jonathan Simon in a new book, Mass Incarceration on ...
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Mother turns over sexting 13-year-old daughter to police for ‘harsh’ punishment

Mother turns over sexting 13-year-old daughter to police for ‘harsh’ punishment | up2-21 | Scoop.it
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Why Are Some Children More Prone To Violence? Brain Development and Kids

Why Are Some Children More Prone To Violence? Brain Development and Kids | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Young teens, who encounter 'Slender Man' on the Internet, are vulnerable to suggestion, and impulse. Screenshot via creepypasta by DecodedScience According
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ADHD children make poor decisions due to less differentiated learning processes - Science Codex

ADHD children make poor decisions due to less differentiated learning processes - Science Codex | up2-21 | Scoop.it
ADHD children make poor decisions due to less differentiated learning processes Science Codex "We were able to demonstrate that young people with ADHD do not inherently have difficulties in learning new information; instead, they evidently use less...
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Adult Neighbor Tries to Shut Down 12-Year-Old's Lemonade Stand - ABC News

Adult Neighbor Tries to Shut Down 12-Year-Old's Lemonade Stand - ABC News | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Adult Neighbor Tries to Shut Down 12-Year-Old's Lemonade Stand
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“That is absolutely crazy,” Todd Raymond, a resident for more than 15 years, told ABC Action News. “Someone drives by and sees a 12-year-old selling lemonade.
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Jailing teens criminalizes them | Al Jazeera America

Jailing teens criminalizes them | Al Jazeera America | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Gratuitous cruelty in jails and prisons raises the question, Why are young people incarcerated in the first place?
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Toledo man gets 18 years in prison for sex trafficking minor

Toledo man gets 18 years in prison for sex trafficking minor | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A Toledo man has been sentenced to nearly two decases behind bars for trafficking a minor in the sex trade.

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How Police Can Reduce Wrongful Convictions

How Police Can Reduce Wrongful Convictions | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Recent high-profile exonerations have highlighted systemic failures and cognitive biases that may be fixed through a system-wide approach to learning from wrongful convictions, according to a new paper released by the National Institute of Justice.

Anthony Batts, commissioner of the Baltimore Po...
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The Difference Between Israeli and Palestinian Children

The Difference Between Israeli and Palestinian Children | up2-21 | Scoop.it
  Gideon Levy, Haaretz It is human that the killing of an Israeli boy, a child of ours, would arouse greater identification than the death of some other child. What is incomprehensible is the Israe...
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The horrors of the Irish Child Protection INDUSTRY

The horrors of the Irish Child Protection INDUSTRY | up2-21 | Scoop.it

Via Velvet Martin, Ngozi Odochi (Godwell) Nwokocha, Dana Hoffman
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Oregon inmate claims prison bunk beds are dangerous, tore his knee, seeks $49,000

Oregon inmate claims prison bunk beds are dangerous, tore his knee, seeks $49,000 | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The lawsuit, filed by a man serving time for credit-card fraud, faults the state prison system for not placing ladders on its bunk beds at a Portland prison.
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4 Dead, Including 2 Children, In Murder-Suicide: Cops

4 Dead, Including 2 Children, In Murder-Suicide: Cops | up2-21 | Scoop.it
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Four people, including two young children, have been shot to death in a Tulsa apartment and authorities say they're investigating the case as a triple murder-suicide. A 2-year-old child was discovered unharmed.

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New Jersey justice: Prison for telling truth

New Jersey justice: Prison for telling truth | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A Free Press For A Free People Since 1997
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Illinois Department Of Corrections Unveils New Open-Plan Prison

Illinois Department Of Corrections Unveils New Open-Plan Prison | up2-21 | Scoop.it
CHESTER, IL—Touting the layout’s benefits in promoting communication and a more productive penal environment, the Illinois Department of Corrections unveiled its new open-plan prison Friday at the Menard Correctional Center. Menard officials t...
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Ferguson Police Officer Justin Cosma Hog-Tied And Injured A Young Child, Lawsuit Alleges

Ferguson Police Officer Justin Cosma Hog-Tied And Injured A Young Child, Lawsuit Alleges | up2-21 | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- A Ferguson police officer who helped detain a journalist in a McDonald's earlier this month is in the midst of a civil rights lawsuit because he allegedly hog-tied a 12-year-old boy who was checking the mail at the end of his driveway.
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Suicidality and Depression Treatments in Youths - Psychiatric Times

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Suicidality and Depression Treatments in Youths
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This survey used structured diagnostic interviews to assess DSM-IV psychiatric disorders and suicidal behaviors.
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