Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

  • “As other newly minted graduates in Fairfax County and throughout the region focus on the beginning of adulthood and a path to living independently, Kanu and Winland already know all about living on their own.” For Fairfax Homeless Students, Graduation Means a Diploma and a Brighter Future (Washington Post)
  • “Premised on the notion that routines help many with mental illness develop order in their everyday lives and succeed in their pursuits, cognitive remediation grooms the brain in the steps needed to meet such goals.” A New (Old) Way to Treat Mental Illness (CNN)
  • “The justices originally agreed to take up the housing issue in 2011 in a case from St. Paul, Minn., questioning whether the city’s enforcement of its housing code in low-cost rentals disproportionately occupied by African-Americans violated the fair housing law.” Federal Housing Anti-Discrimination Law to get Supreme Court Review (Washington Post)

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