U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Attorney General Eric Holder announced today new guidance for states and localities that is meant to improve the education of youths in juvenile detention facilities and protect their civil rights.
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August 04, 2014
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June 25, 2014
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June 09, 2014
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April 22, 2014
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March 20, 2014
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March 12, 2014
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