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Weekly News Roundup

April 5, 2010 – April 11, 2010

Chicago students walk out to protest education cuts
Pepe Lozano, Axis Of Logic, April 10, 2010

Push to expand child tax credits aims at youth crime
Kimberly Dick, South Carolina Herald, April 8, 2010

Men of Distinction program aims to prevent youth from gang involvement
Romney Smith, Fox 31, April 8, 2010

Activists Rally for Fairness in School Discipline
Melissa Stiers, Georgia Public Broadcasting, April 7, 2010

Test scores show Wis achievement gap closing
Associated Press, Gazette Xtra, April 7, 2010

Teen parents & youth violence
Jade Connelly, Philadelphia Daily News, April 7, 2010

Lakewood students participate in gang prevention program
Zach Patberg, Asbury Park Press, April 7, 2010

Teen shot on way to school is partially paralyzed, relatives say
Serena Maria Daniels, Chicago Tribune, April 7, 2010

Dealing with student loans just got easier
Kaitlin Flanigan, Daily Emrald, April 6, 2010

Student loan reform has big Iowa implications
T.M. Lindsey, Iowa Independent, April 6, 2010

Jobless Numbers Show No Evidence of a Post-Racial America
Megan Carpentier, Washington Independent, April 6, 2010

Florida deserved Race to Top cash more than winners
Mike Thomas, Orlando Sentinel, April 5, 2010

Does race influence who gets suspended in Georgia schools?
Maureen Downey, Atlanta Journal Constitution, April 5, 2010

Youth violence, hateful speech expose dark side of social media
Seth Liss, Sun Sentinel, April 5, 2010

Mentoring Programs Aimed at Impressionable Youth
Bill Mitchel, CBS Channel News, April 5, 2010

Six Ways To Stop Inner-City Crime Waves This Summer
Casey Gane-McCalla, News One, April 5, 2010

A Time for Activism
Nicole Harris-Crest, The Baltimore Sun, April 5, 2010

Applications being accepted for Legislative youth council
Staff Reporter, Yakima Herald News, April 5, 2010

Community gives input on non-violence center
Olivia Neeley, North Carolina Star, April 5, 2010

CPS turns to community for it’s ‘calm’ program
Defender Staff Report, Chicago Defender, April 5, 2010