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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.

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January 13, 2015

Bob Schwartz to Retire from Juvenile Law Center in October 2015

posted by Barry Zubrow, Board President

It is with mixed emotions that I write to let you know that after 40 years as Juvenile Law Center’s Executive Director, Bob Schwartz will be retiring later this year. Bob was a founder of Juvenile Law Center in 1975, along with Marsha Levick and Temple Law School classmates Judy Chomsky and Phil Margolis. Juvenile Law Center was the first public interest law firm for children in the Untied States, starting out as a small Philadelphia office that represented individual children in situations where legal advice was needed.

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