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February 20, 2015

Youth-Led Video Project Tackles Communication, Placement Issues for Older Foster Care Youth

posted by Juvenile Law Center

By translating common youth behaviors and communication styles, The Willy Show reminds caseworkers and caregivers that these young people are more than ”foster youth” – they are just like any other young adult who is still growing up.

Tags:Child Welfare|Education
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January 15, 2015

Atlantic City High School East Campus Showed Racial Inequalities

posted by Marsha Levick, Deputy Director & Chief Counsel

The recent closure of the Atlantic City High School East Campus, the district's alternative high school, presents an overdue opportunity to eliminate racial inequalities and ensure that all students have access to the same educational opportunities.

Tags:Juvenile and Criminal Justice|Education
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January 14, 2015

Interactive Information Sharing Tool Kit Now Available Online

posted by Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center has just released an updated Information Sharing Tool Kit, a product created in partnership with the Robert F. Kennedy National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice as part of Models for Change juvenile justice reform initiatives. Originally developed in 2008, the updated Tool Kit has been transformed into an interactive website designed to assist jurisdictions in creating and implementing information and data sharing initiatives in order to achieve better outcomes for youth involved in the juvenile justice system.

Tags:Child Welfare|Juvenile and Criminal Justice|Education
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