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How Betsy DeVos Is Making Schools More Dangerous For Kids - KPFA

December 21, 2018
The Trump White House on Tuesday released a report on school safety that was commissioned in the aftermath of the 2017 Parkland, Florida massacre. Shockingly the report downplays the role of guns in gun-related school violence. Instead it focuses on undoing disciplinary policies that were…

Caregivers for 3600 migrant teens lack complete abuse checks - CBS News

December 7, 2018
Nearly every adult working with children in the U.S. — from nannies to teachers to coaches — has undergone state screenings to ensure they have no proven history of abusing or neglecting kids. One exception: thousands of workers at two federal detention facilities holding 3,600…