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NY Assemblyman Tom Abinanti said this week that he believes alleged criminals should only be treated as adults from the age of 18 up. Currently, the age of criminal responsibility is 16. "Putting kids in jail with hardened adult criminals is child abuse," Abinanti wrote.
— Posted by Tom Abinanti on Rivertowns Patch
Croton-on-Hudson's school district is the latest in a slew of area districts that have opted out of the federal Race to the Top program, citing student privacy issues. Read more about the decision at the link above.
— Posted by Westchester Board of Legislators Democratic Caucus on White Plains Patch
—Posted by Brian Carr on Tarrytown-Sleepy Hollow Patch
— Posted by Chris Berlow on Pleasantville-Briarcliff Manor Patch
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