Georgia’s governor signed a law creating Georgia Criminal Justice Reform Commission, made up of 15 members representing law enforcemnt, legislators, judges, and others. The commission will review the adult and juvenile criminal code.
The Justice Policy Institute released a report examining how investment into Washingyon D.C.’s child welfare system can disrupt the school to prison pipeline.
- The Director of the National Education Policy Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Kevin Welner, spoke to the National Press Club as part of the launch of his new book, Closing the Opportunity Gap, which he co-edited with Prudence Carter, a professor at Stanford University.
- The Future Project, created to “inspire a nation of dreamers,” sends Dream Directors, made up of business people and other leaders, into high schools to help students and staff mobilize around realizing the vision of students to change their world.