Florida’s New Predictive Risk Tool Likely to Drive Down Juvenile Incarceration
The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice is set to become the first state agency to conduct risk assessments using predictive analytics, a process that uses huge collections of data to predict outcomes and patterns.
Calif. Legislation Would Bolster Child Welfare, Education Info Sharing
In the wake of a federal law giving child welfare agencies direct access to education records, legislation is moving in California to bolster its data sharing efforts. Assembly Bill 1878 creates a direct link between agencies and schools for the sharing of information when a child is in the foster care system.