Category Archives: Education

Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice Journal

The Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice Journal is published four times each year and focuses on juvenile justice and school violence prevention.  It is an interdisciplinary publication with an audience that includes those in the fields of criminal justice, education, psychology, social … Continue reading

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Upcoming Seminars and Webinars — January 2015

The National Center for School Engagement will be hosting a 1.5 day seminar, “Evaluating Your Truancy Reduction Program,” in Denver, Colorado on January 22-23, 2015.  For more information, including the agenda and registration information, go here. The National Center for … Continue reading

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Race and Racial Discipline Disparities in Schools

The Discipline Disparities Research to Practice Collaborative, supported by The Atlantic Philanthropies and Open Society Foundations, has published an issue brief — You Can’t Fix What You Don’t Look At: Acknowledging Race in Addressing Racial Discipline Disparities by Prudence Carter, … Continue reading

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“Sending Some Love” Holiday Book Recording Project

The Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings is promoting “Sending Some Love: Holiday Book-Recording Project.”  Children record themselves reading a book aloud, and the book and recording will then be sent to a younger child — whether a sibling … Continue reading

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School Pathways to the Juvenile Justice System Project

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges has published guides aimed at addressing “school pathways to the juvenile justice system,” which is also knows as the school-to-prison pipeline:  School Pathways to the Juvenile Justice System Project: A Practice … Continue reading

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National Guard’s Hoosier Youth ChalleNGe Academy

The Indianapolis Star featured the National Guard’s Hoosier Youth ChalleNGe Academy in an article, In-Your-Face Indiana Boot Camp Gets Teens Out of Trouble by Mike Fender.  The Academy is located at the former Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Children’s Home in Knightstown, which … Continue reading

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New Mexico v. Antonio T. — Interrogations of Juveniles at Schools

New Mexico v. Antonio T (N.M. October 23, 2014), is a case from New Mexico about a scenario that is all-to-familiar in schools around the country.  A school administrator questioned a juvenile about an act that may be a crime … Continue reading

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