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…
The new initiative will place data analysts in residence at state departments of corrections. The analysts will help…Read More
As the COVID-19 pandemic became more manageable in 2022, states across the country began to focus on other challenges, some of which were exacerbated by the pandemicRead More
The new initiative will place data analysts in residence at state departments of corrections. The analysts will help those agencies develop their data analysis capacity and increase the utility of data for decision-making while also building the corrections analyst workforce.Read More
Community leaders around the country have heralded the arrival of 988—the 3-digit code for people to reach the National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline—as an essential new resource to shift people in crisis toward appropriate care.Read More
When people return to their communities after incarceration, they often face multiple barriers that can make it challenging to find affordable and stable housing, including restrictive state and local policies and widespread stigma related to their incarceration.Read More