Gov. Malloy proposes new ‘young adult’ status in juvenile justice system

Targeting offenders between the ages of 18 to 21, Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is proposing legislation that aims to be proactive in preventing youths from becoming career criminals into adulthood, according to a press release. The bill was introduced in the wake of recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions and incorporates suggestions submitted by prosecutors,…

Column: A game plan for the bipartisan education reform coalition

I’m an education reformer, and Betsy DeVos is going to kill our coalition. Here’s a game plan. At her Senate confirmation hearing this week, Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. education secretary Betsy DeVos failed to answer basic questions about civil rights, measuring student growth, and children with disabilities. Her answers also validated what left-leaning education…

2017 Future of Wealth Summit: ‘Technology, Inclusion and Social Change’

The Center for Global Policy Solutions is bringing together policymakers, tech professionals, advocates, experts and journalists for a discussion on how technological innovation will impact the future for women and people of color. The 2017 summit takes place on April 26-28 at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C. Here is a sample of the…