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Stevens Initiative to Support International Virtual Exchanges

The $31 million multilateral, public-private initiative – named in honor of the late Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens – hopes to achieve the largest increase in people-to-people educational exchanges between the United States and the Middle East. Read More
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Utah Bans Life Without Parole for Juveniles

Utah has banned the sentence of life without parole for juvenile offenders under the age of 18, joining 15 other states. Read More
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Digital Media and Learning Competition Seeks Designs to Scale Connected Learning

The competition, dubbed Playlists for Learning, will offer year-long development grants totaling $700,000 to create innovative learning playlists that close the opportunity gap and help learners succeed in the 21st century. Read More
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Understanding the Consequences of Juvenile Records

A guide released by the Children and Family Justice Center at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law describes the significant impacts of having a juvenile court record on youths’ employment, housing, and education prospects. Read More
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Young People’s Vision for Change in 2016

A report by the Roosevelt Institute, recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, puts forth a crowdsourced policy agenda for addressing issues of importance to college-aged students. Read More