Category Archives: School-to-Prison Pipeline

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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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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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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Impacting Our Kids’ Self-Image

I keep mulling over this quote: “As a child he [Channing Tatum] struggled with A.D.H.D. and dyslexia, was prescribed stimulants and did poorly in school. “I have never considered myself a very smart person, for a lot of reasons,” he … Continue reading

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Education for ALL Children!

Article VIII, Section 1 of the Indiana Constitution states: “Knowledge and learning, generally diffused throughout a community being essential to the preservation of a free government; it should be the duty of the General Assembly to encourage, by all suitable … Continue reading

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How Advanced is the Reading Level on Your Juvenile Forms?

When drafting documents for juvenile court that will be distributed to the child and his or her family, it is important to consider the family’s reading abilities — especially that of the child who is the subject of the hearing. … Continue reading

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$1.1 Million Grant for At-Risk Youth in Indianapolis

The U.S. Labor Department announced an award of $73,654,300 in YouthBuild grants to provide academic and occupational skills training for at-risk youth, including one program in Indiana.  The programs are “non-residential, community-based alternative education program that provides classroom instruction and … Continue reading

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