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Kate Giammarise, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette •

House Bill 1745 would would create college tuition waivers for foster youth age 14 and older at state-supported institutions, such as state-owned universities, state-related universities

National children’s rights public interest law firm underscores how excessive fines and fees put children and families nationwide at risk
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Susan Mangold, Executive Director; Jessica Feierman, Associate Director,
Yesterday in Wisconsin, Western District Judge Peterson approved the settlement of a class action lawsuit filed to end the abusive use of solitary confinement, pepper spray, strip searches and restraints at two large facilities in Wisconsin. 
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AP Wire Service, Channel3000.com •

The settlement agreement ends a class action lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin and the Juvenile Law Center, which represented inmates.

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The Associated Press, Fox47, Madison, Wisconsin •

The settlement agreement ends a class action lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin and the Juvenile Law Center, which represented inmates.

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Patrick Marley and Don Behm, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel •

The settlement will end the use of pepper spray, greatly restrict solitary confinement and reduce strip searches while Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake remain open.

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The Associated Press, Wisconsin Public Radio, NPR •

A federal judge has signed off on an agreement that would end the use of pepper spray and nearly eliminate the use of solitary confinement

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Patrick Marley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel •

 Lawsuits over the problems at Wisconsin’s juvenile prison complex have cost the state $20.6 million so far and those costs will continue to rise — possibly by