The package that will assist states, districts, and schools in developing practices and strategies to enhance the school climate.
A new report reveals that harsh discipline policies put children at risk of dropping out of school and ending up in the juvenile-justice system.
What are the most effective ways to deal with risky youth behaviors such as truancy or running away?
By Robbin C. Pott
An attorney, a social worker, and a family advocate join forces to tackle the root issues impacting families.
By Nancy Rosenbloom and Nancy Ginsburg
Change has been hard fought in New York City.
By Rosa K. Hirji
The Scott B. and Lindsey decisions may encourage charter schools to push certain students out.
Lourdes Rosado interviews Frank Cervone, executive director of the Support Center for Child Advocates, about how the center has built a large support system for children by combining full-time advocates with pro bono attorneys. (18:21 min)
In the second installment of the series, hear as Lourdes Rosado interviews Professor Don Duquette about his experiences starting and building the Child Advocacy Law Clinic at the University of Michigan. (16:53 min)
Listen as Professor Brent Pattison and current law student and former foster-care child Lori Bullock discuss three critiques of legal representation brought forth by young people who are in the child-welfare system. (7:56 min)
School districts are increasingly implementing alternative approaches to school discipline in response to the backlash on exclusionary practices that disparately impact students of color, students with disabilities and other disadvantaged minority groups. (01:03:37)
Visit our Programs & Materials page for our latest teleconference focusing on practical ideas and options for lawyers, judges, and agencies to better help children ages 17-21.
We've added a YouTube video on Training Juvenile Court Judges to Identify Trafficked Youth and a new podcast on the Hidden Victimization of Foster Children.