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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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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Hands-on Learning: How Learning By Doing Can Widen World for Young People

Jason Herndon had walked past the Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory, an old brick building in north Philadelphia, many times, thinking it looked like a hangout for high school students . . .

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Student-centered Learning Reflects Science of Learning for All Youth

My 6-year-old is obsessed with baseball stadiums. All summer his attention was captured by stadium history . . .

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A Hands-On Approach, Times Three

Excitement was in the air the morning of the big dress rehearsal at 7 Stages Theatre in Atlanta. Mentors, choreographers, young artists and teenage stage . . .

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