This report summarizes key findings from an unprecedented research study conducted by The Council of State Governments Justice Center on the impact of juvenile justice system involvement—particularly probation—on school attendance in South Carolina and challenges jurisdictions across the country to reconsider whether system involvement is the most appropriate and effective way to promote youth’s school success.
Two supplementary infographics—Rethinking Juvenile Justice + Schools—offer quick takes on truancy and probation, along with concrete policy recommendations for communities.
This webinar presents findings from an unprecedented study conducted by the CSG Justice Center on the impact of…
Hamilton County, Ohio launches a comprehensive, data-driven review of its juvenile justice system to identify strategies to improve…Read More
Many community members are seeking to stop the cycle of arrest and incarceration for people with behavioral health…Read More
As Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month comes to a close, The Council of State Governments Justice Center unequivocally condemns the alarming spike in acts of bias, violence, and hate crimes towards people of Asian descent.Read More
Hamilton County, Ohio launches a comprehensive, data-driven review of its juvenile justice system to identify strategies to improve outcomes for youth involved with the system while enhancing public safety.Read More
Many community members are seeking to stop the cycle of arrest and incarceration for people with behavioral health needs. But individuals leading this work at the local level face seemingly intractable structural and fiscal barriers to making widespread, lasting change. State leaders can play a critical role in addressing these barriers, and policymakers in Pennsylvania are at the forefront of rising to this challenge.Read More
On May 28, 2021, President Biden released his full Fiscal Year 2022 budget, building on his discretionary spending proposal released in April. The full budget continues to expand major funding for criminal justice and public safety initiatives, with several measures explicitly focusedon advancing racial equity.Read More
Our updated digital guide outlines need-to-know insights for state and local leaders about this opportunity to invest in criminal justice initiatives and rethink public safety.Read More