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NJ - 'Gold Alert' legislation pushed following case of missing Woolwich man | NJ.com

WOOLWICH TWP. — In the wake of a two-day search for a mentally challenged township man who went missing this week, legislation introduced regarding a “Gold Alert” system similar to the Amber or Silver Alerts that currently exist is receiving positive feedback. 164 more words


CA Senate unanimously approves ACEs reduction resolution

On August 18, the California Senate unanimously approved Concurrent Resolution (ACR) No. 155 to encourage statewide policies to reduce children’s exposure to adverse childhood experiences.  760 more words


Massachusetts Outlaws the Sale of Shark Fin Products

Paws Up!
To the Governor of Massachusetts for signing a bill into law that outlaws the sale of shark fin in products.

Shark finning is the practice of amputating a shark’s fins, typically so that the fins can be used in culinary products such as shark fin soup. 132 more words

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Freedom of Information Requests to Schools - You really should know what the rules are

A subject that comes up time and time again in various mediums, but it particular on my favourite haunt Edugeek.net is the topic of Freedom of Information requests being made to schools. 845 more words


#TBTB #TBT - "Indonesian Hatred in America"

Why is America . . . so dead-set on becoming like Indonesia in their ridiculous hate-speech legislation?”

“Hate Speech” is a phrase created by people who want to keep others from disagreeing with them. 

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Child Welfare Ideas From the Experts, #9: System Rights for Detained or Deported Parents

The Chronicle of Social Change is highlighting each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program (FYI), a group of 11 former foster youths who completed Congressional internships. 137 more words

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26 children died while under province's protection since 2009

Documents obtained by CBC News under Access to Information have revealed that more than two dozen children under the province’s protection have died since the formation of the Newfoundland and Labrador Child, Youth and Family Services department in 2009. 36 more words

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