From Detention to Graduation: Examining Role of Education in U.S. Juvenile Justice System

At 7 a.m., teenagers are scurrying to dress and head to class. There are no parents or older siblings nearby to push them out of bed and out the door. And the commute isn’t long — just a short walk from prison bed to classroom . . .

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Exploring How an Idea Developed in Business Applies to Youth Development

Among trendy ideas in education and youth development — right up there alongside “growth mindset” and “grit” — is something called “design thinking . . .

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Poetry Helps Young Angeleno Cope With Deportation of Family Member

Eleven-year-old Violeta Esquivel feels uncomfortable in President Donald Trump's America, especially after he announced the phasing out of the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program. A few months ago, she witnessed her stepfather get deported and is now turning to poetry to cope with the trauma and to spread messages of peace.

The Journey Helps Youth Workers ‘Show Up Whole’

Ryan Sims was a recent college graduate when he started work two years ago at the Boys & Girls Clubs in Indianapolis . . .

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