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White House-sponsored event at UMBC probes help for students in juvenile justice system
White House-sponsored event at UMBC probes help for students in juvenile justice system

Students and administrators from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, participating in a White House-sponsored education symposium Wednesday, promoted a program that they say helps youths in the juvenile justice system, particularly African-Americans, find a new path through education. "We've been doing this work now for decades as we've worked to support children who are first-time offenders," said UMBC President Freeman A. Hrabowski III, "and we believe the model has the potential to help children and families around the country." President Barack Obama launched the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans in 2012...

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