Today is an exciting day for us as an organization. Over the past few months, we have been working closely with the Investigative News Network to redesign the site and update our infrastructure. Not only does the site look better, it is more reliable and allows us to scale more efficiently in the future. It also allows us to offer some advanced functionality that we will be rolling out in the coming months. What's new?
Ohio juvenile facility moves its most dangerous inmates to county jail. Georgia DJJ seeks veterans as employees. South Carolina school for kids with behavioral issues taken over by juvenile authorities. Defendant in infant’s murder seeks juvenile trial in Georgia. Education
Youth accused of plotting Tennessee school shooting still in juvenile court. . Michigan Supreme Court examining cases of more than 350 juvenile life without parole sentences. Stopping juvenile solitary confinement practices. Education
Protecting schools and teachers from “reform.”
Florida senate goes forward with reform plan for child welfare.
Washington state senators urge closing of tax loopholes to fund education reform. Child Welfare
Including same sex couples could expand chances for adoption in Michigan. Pregnant Florida mother of four claims she did not murder child: buried body to keep her other children from being taken away again by state.
Addressing the school to prison pipeline. Education
Indiana education efforts in legislature running out of time. Child Welfare
Massachusetts governor lends support to child protection agency as it undergoes changes. Florida Senate President calls for more accountability from private child welfare companies. Online child abuse reporting system “underfunded and underutilized”.
Learning skills while making amends. Marijuana a civil for juveniles? Sending more kids directly to juvenile court in Nebraska. Maryland juvenile prison sees uptick in violence. Calling for more reform in Florida.
Louisiana juvenile chief apologizes for impact of closed youth prison on community. Education
Less than ten percent of Arizona minority high school students ready for college. New Jersey task force tackles gaps in education. Republican candidates for Texas Board of Education believe the BOE shouldn’t be involved in schools. New Indian Affairs chief focuses on education for tribes.