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Lawsuit says kids traumatized by violence have right to mental health services in school

By Susan Ferriss

Virginia governor asks how to reverse schools' staggering rate of referrals to cops and courts

By Susan Ferriss

Hearing airs charges that states took grant money while violating laws

By Susan Ferriss

Signs of hope for 'dual-status' kids

Virginia tops nation in sending students to cops, courts: Where does your state rank?

By Susan Ferriss

‘Dual-status’ kids endure another kind of double jeopardy

Georgia earning a name for justice in a new way

Juvenile justice findings you may have missed

By The Center for Public Integrity

Tennessee GOP leader drafts bill to ensure accused truants get attorneys

By Susan Ferriss

U.S. spouses of ousted immigrants await Obama plan

By Susan Ferriss

Juvenile facilities strive to foster ‘family engagement’

California takes on harsh discipline and academic inequities for black, Latino students

By Susan Ferriss

Suit against Kern County schools alleges disproportionate discipline for minorities

By Susan Ferriss

A life-and-death struggle for asylum in America

By Susan Ferriss and Amy Isackson

Children's rights groups urge Defense program to stop giving school cops military hardware

By Susan Ferriss

L.A. schools program aims to keep kids out of courts

By Susan Ferriss

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