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Understanding Successful Aging of Societies

A specially-themed issue of Daedalus focuses on the opportunities and challenges facing the United States as its population ages. Read More
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Assessing State Spending on Substance Use Disorders

This report assesses the country’s substance use disorder challenges and states’ role in addressing them. Read More
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Juvenile Justice Progress in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. will end the routine shackling of juvenile defendants during court appearances, according to an agreement among political leaders and judges in the city’s federally run court systems. Read More
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Fund to Support Venue Improvements at Small Chicago Theatres

The fund, supported by a $500,000 MacArthur grant, will be available to theatres, dance companies, and venues with preference given to organizations with annual budgets under $1 million. Read More
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Report Explores States’ Role in Treating Substance Abuse

The report found that more than 21 million Americans aged 12 and older had a substance abuse disorder in 2013, with only 18 percent of them receiving treatment. Read More
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States Selected for SAMHSA-MacArthur Initiative to Divert Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth with Behavioral Health Needs

New York, Nevada, West Virginia, and Wisconsin have been selected to participate in Improving Diversion Polices and Programs for Justice-Involved Youth with Behavioral Health Disorders: An Integrated Policy Academy-Action Network Initiative. Read More
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Report Endorses Navy’s Use of Safer Nuclear Fuel

The report endorses funding for research and development on advanced low enriched uranium fuels no later than 2017, in time for development of the next generation nuclear attack submarine. Read More
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Gauging Midwest Preparedness for Immigration Action

States in the Midwest are not uniformly prepared to implement immigration policies advanced by President Obama, potentially jeopardizing $650 million in additional tax revenues for their governments, according to a grantee report. Read More