Since the release of the School Discipline Consensus Report in June, there have been a number of followup activities to promote the recommendations in the report more broadly.
In Washington State, King County’s Uniting for Youth initiative has brought together youth service agencies to develop cross-systems protocols and processes, and to institutionalize ongoing cross-systems training in an effort to reduce recidivism and improve youth outcomes.
Congress took a significant first step toward continuing the work of the Second Chance Act today as the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to reauthorize the bipartisan bill.
This video by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation details the system of care in Clayton County, Georgia, designed to support young men of color from dropping out of school and becoming involved with the juvenile justice system.
Superintendents say teachers are the group most likely to object to policies that would reduce student suspensions, according to a new national survey on school discipline released Monday by AASA, The School Superintendents Association, and the nonprofit advocacy group the Children’s Defense Fund.
“Expanding the Mentoring Effect” workshop sessions highlight research, program models, technology, and other resources that have been shown to have positive effects on youth mentoring.
The 28th Annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health, hosted by the University of South Florida, is now accepting proposals for research benefiting children, youth, and families.
Hosted by the Center for the Advancement of Public Action at Bennington College, this two-day conference will discuss incarceration in America with a focus on improving the justice system, which has the highest documented rate of incarceration in the world.
This webinar summarizes the issue brief Measuring and using Juvenile Recidivism Data to Inform Policy, Practice, and Resource Allocation, and its five recommendations for improving juvenile justice systems’ approaches to the measurement, analysis, collection, reporting, and use of recidivism data.
This webinar highlights key recommendations from the white paper, “Core Principles for Reducing Recidivism and Improving Other Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System.”
This webinar discusses the impact of trauma, mental health challenges, and substance use on women and girls and their families and communities, as well as strategies to address its impact.
During this webinar, officials from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention explain the grant program and the application process.
In this webinar, officials from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention explain the grant program and application process.
This issue brief from the Legal Center for Foster Care and Education explains how federal guidance from the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice on school discipline can be implemented to help improve outcomes for children in foster care.
Citing that teachers do not always have the preparation and support they need to develop engaging and effective learning environments, this report offers several federal-, state-, and local-level policy recommendations intended to facilitate a positive school climate.
This report from Campaign for Youth Justice provides a summary of what states have done to increase the age of jurisdiction among youth involved with the justice system, and documents reform trends from across the country.
This publication provides the results of a comprehensive evaluation on the state of correctional education programs for adults and juveniles.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has developed a free smartphone app that provides parents, caretakers, educators, and others with information and support to address youth bullying.
As school districts around the country have revised their discipline codes, many are zeroing in on limiting or eliminating the ability to suspend students for broad offenses like “willful defiance” and “disruption.”
Last week, New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan joined national, state and local officials in sharing program details during a press conference in Londonderry, New Hampshire to announce the statewide school safety initiative, as reported in the New Hampshire Union Leader, the state’s leading print newspaper.
High school officials in Merced County are taking a new approach at improving discipline policies on campuses, and that approach is showing a significant improvement in student participation and wellness, according to a new report.
The de Blasio administration plans to release a new school discipline code this fall, part of a larger initiative to examine school safety, discipline, suspensions and arrests.
Assembly Bill 420—signed by California Governor Jerry Brown—eliminates willful defiance or disruption of school activities as a reason to expel students.