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January 7, 2014 | Time for the Under 24 to Get Noticed

Do you know a young person using his or her talents, passion and creativity to shatter myths about drugs? SparkAction's Top 24 Under 24 Mythbusters celebrates youth-led work to inform and empower young people to make decisions based on science, not rumor.

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For the second year in a row, the U.S. House Appropriators have defunded juvenile justice programming. Juvenile Justice Advocates Express Disappointment over ...
"Learning in Action" is a new series of monthly video chats that explore the first-hand experiences of the practices promote social emotional learning. Each ...
With less than 100 days remaining on the 114th Congress’ legislative calendar, time is running out for Congress to come together to protect our children and our ...
On Wednesday, May 18th, appropriators in the House of Representatives will meet to work on the House proposal and we encourage them to follow the lead of their Senate ...
Janaisa changed schools with an entirely new approach to teaching, Performance-Based Assessment Tests. She shares her experience with tackling new testing ...
Coalition Leaders Applaud Senate Appropriations Committee for Sending Strong Message of Support for Federal Funding of Critical Juvenile Justice Programs
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Years of research have shown that incarcerating a child for a status offense creates trauma and can increase the likelihood of future risky or even criminal behavior. ...

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