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YSA Everyday Young Heroes

EVERYDAY YOUNG HEROES   Kinsington Hammack-McClure Saint Albans, WV YSA honors thirteen-year-old Kinsington Hammack-McClure of Saint Albans, West Virginia for supporting and advocating for youth who are in the foster care system. As a young child in the foster care system, Kinsington worried that she would not find a forever family. Adopted at the age

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U.S. Puts Schools On The Hook For Police Actions

 According to an unpublished Education Department civil rights survey, in the 2011-2012 school year, schools suspended or expelled African-American students and students with disabilities at three times the rate of their peers. Special education students, despite comprising 12 percent of the sample, represented one-fourth of students suspended out of school more than once. from The

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Online porn filters also block sexual health advice

Article by By Matthew Sparkes of The Telegraph Filters designed to protect children from online pornography are also preventing them from accessing websites offering advice and sex education, research shows. Almost all ISPs in the UK have now implemented safety filters, at the behest of the Prime Minister who said that they were vital to prevent children “stumbling

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Get Tested!

from beforeplay.org Recently, there have been a number of significant advances in the detection and treatment of HIV. That’s great news, yet despite all this exciting progress, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that only about 82 percent of the 1.1-million-plus people living with HIV in the United States are aware of their infection.

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