Category Archives: Schools/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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Webinars — Children of Arrested Parents and School Behavior Interventions

Two webinars will be held this week that may be of interest: On December 9, 2014, at 2:00 p.m., there will be a webinar on “Safeguarding Children of Arrested Parents during Investigative and Tactical Operations” focusing on “strategies to help … 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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In re R.M. — Search of Backpack by SRO

In re R.M. (Ind. Ct. App. November 13, 2014) centers around a backpack left in a classroom with the teacher’s permission.  When the student did not return for the backpack, the teacher contacted a school resource officer (SRO), who searched the backpack. … Continue reading

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