House Panel Seeks Renewal Of Juvenile Accountability Grants

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The potential reauthorization of a federal grant program could encourage more federal funding for juvenile justice programs, reports the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange. The House Judiciary Committee yesterday approved a measure to reauthorize the Juvenile Accountability Block Grant program, which lapsed in 2009 and has received no funding since 2013. The program provides grants for state and local initiatives that hold youth accountable for . . .

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