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Researchers Call Out Lackluster Education in Juvenile Justice System

7/19/2022

Researchers Call Out Lackluster Education in Juvenile Justice System

All children are entitled to an education in the U.S., but a recent study shows how that promise often falls short when kids are locked up. 

New York’s Top Judge Resigns

7/13/2022

New York’s Top Judge Resigns

Chief Judge Janet DiFiore, who presides over New York's courts, announced her resignation early this week.

Understaffed, and under federal investigation, Texas juvenile detention system halts intake

7/8/2022

Understaffed, and Under Federal Investigation, Texas Juvenile Detention System Halts Intake

Texas’ juvenile detention system has shut its doors and won’t accept any new kids because it is “hemorrhaging” staff, and officials fear they can’t ensure the safety of the nearly 600 youths already in their custody.

On Buffalo Streets, Outreach Workers Push for Freedom from Violence

6/30/2022

On Buffalo Streets, Outreach Workers Push for Freedom from Violence

The nonprofit SNUG helps prevent community violence and promote healing by working directly with young people.

6/28/2022

Los Angeles County Launches New Youth Development Department to Deter Crime

On Friday, Los Angeles County will launch its Department of Youth Development, amid criticism that investment in community-based efforts to keep young people out of the justice system has been too limited.

California Budget Plan Supports Shifting Youth from State Prisons to Juvenile Halls, Amid Opposition

6/27/2022

California Budget Plan Supports Shifting Youth from State Prisons to Juvenile Halls, Amid Opposition

California's plan to close youth prisons includes investments in local juvenile halls, which critics say aren't rehabilitative or preventative.

    State’s juvenile prison workers score $50,000 bonuses

    6/21/2022

    Juvenile Prison Workers in California Score $50,000 Bonuses

    As California dismantles its youth prison system, the governor and unions strike a deal to pay out retention bonuses capping at $50,000.

    New Hampshire Health Department Wants to Stop Physical Restraint of Kids in State Care

    6/17/2022

    New Hampshire Health Department Wants to Stop Physical Restraint of Kids in State Care

    New Hampshire could be on the cusp of reforming its restraint and isolation practices in residential treatment facilities for youth.

    6/14/2022

    Progressive Prosecutors Look to Germany for Juvenile Justice Reform

    A a policy brief released on Tuesday looks at ways prosecutors can adopt successful practices from Germany's juvenile justice system.