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Lowell man gets 5-7 years in rape of teens

LOWELL — A 21-year-old Lowell man was sentenced to five to seven years in prison followed by five years of probation Thursday after he admitted to forcibly raping a pair of 14-year-old girls, including one who was found bruised and disheveled on a city street. Andres Peguero, whose last known …

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A Parent in Prison Affects Children’s Health for Life: Study

A parent’s incarceration has long-lasting effects on children’s health, according to researchers from Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. A  study published in Pediatrics this month demonstrates that young adults who had a parent incarcerated during their childhood are more likely to skip needed healthcare, smoke cigarettes, …

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Parents set to lose right to veto sex education at age 15

The government plans to let 15-year-olds overrule their parents‘ wishes and opt in to sex education lessons they have previously been withdrawn from. Education Secretary Damian Hinds says children should be able to request sex education in at least one of the three terms before their 16th birthday. Until then, …

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Sharp rise in pupil exclusions from English state schools

The rate of pupil exclusions from state schools in England rose sharply last year, according to official figures, with teaching unions laying some of the blame for the rise on austerity and funding cuts. The number of children permanently excluded from state primary, secondary and special schools in England increased …

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Education Cannot Wait Results Report | April 2017 – March 2018

ECW Annual Results Report: Over 650,000 Children Reached in the Fund’s First Year of Operations New York, 6 July 2018 – The just-released ECW annual results report shows ECW’s investments have reached more than 650,000 children and youth affected by conflict and natural disasters during the Fund’s first year of …

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