This new report from the Pittsburgh Foundation uses data gathered from a comprehensive survey of youth in Allegheny County to paint a picture of their involvement with the juvenile justice system and give recommendations on possible reforms to decrease this involvement and the negative consequences which result.
The Association of American Universities and the Research Corporation for Science Advancement published this report bringing together several case studies documenting current and past attempts by research universities to comprehensively transform the way in which they teach undergraduate STEM courses. The authors hope for it to be a valuable resource for the higher education sector as it seeks new approaches to STEM education on a large scale.
This new report from Human Rights Watch uses data and information gained from interviews with over 500 students, teachers, administrators, parents, service providers and advocates in five different states to convey the reality that LGBTQ youth face in the education environment. The report then provides a number of policy and practice recommendations that could be implemented to help stop or mitigate the bullying, discrimination, harassment and social exclusion that these students face.
This report from the International Labour Organization provides a comprehensive look at current employment statistics for youth worldwide and discusses the trends of the near future. It worryingly shows how many youth, in developed and developing countries, live in poverty even when they are employed due to low wages and lack of full-time work with benefits. The report also unfortunately predicts a rise in youth unemployment and makes policy recommendations to help alleviate the problems.
UNICEF's latest State of the World's Children report makes the case for aggressive action to help the world's hundreds of millions of disadvantaged children grow up with greater opportunity into a more inclusive society.
This new report from ChildTrends sheds light on the often-undiscussed result of mass incarceration; how it affects the children of those in prison and jail. It finds that more than five million children in the U.S. have had a parent in prison and shows that those youth who have a parent incarcerated a more likely to experience emotional difficulties, problems in school, social problems, etc. In addition to recommending the drawback in the amount of people being incarcerated, the report highlights some specific ways to immediately help children of incarcerated parents.