Format: 2015-04-19
young people
After a decade of studying juvenile justice, we have a clearer picture of what works and doesn't work. It's important for Congress to reintroduce JJDPA ...
preschool
April 14, 2015 Expelled in Preschool
Preschoolers are expelled at three times the rate of their older peers. Learn what schools can do to minimize expulsions and provide support for the mental health of ...
child
An appropriate curriculum for young children is one that includes the focus on supporting children’s in-born intellectual dispositions, their natural inclinations.
The reality on the ground is that the JJDPA’s funding streams have been systematically starved for more than 10 years. It is that starvation that makes it ...
presentations
April 7, 2015 Presentations
The National Meeting brings together national, state and local leaders committed to improving partnerships, policies and practices for children and youth so they can ...
education
There is a growing funding gap between rich and poor schools across America. 
girl
Every day our juvenile justice system locks up girls who are victims of sexual violence, and physical and emotional abuse. In fact, victimized girls are incarcerated ...
traps
There are common traps in youth systems and settings that contribute to growing gaps in young people's readiness. Learn more about these readiness traps and gaps.
experiences
In 2014, the Forum dedicated time and talent to focus on two things: shine a spotlight on the common traps in youth systems and settings that contribute to growing ...
classroom
Audubon Middle School discovered that getting rid of the disciplinary action actually improves pupil behavior.
John Gomberts
This is the second in a short series of blogs about the right to readinessLet’s define it by what it is, not by what it isn’t.
social emotional learning
Competnecy based learning is no longer just about math and reading, it also incorporates social emotional learning which measures a number of areas, like manging ...
college students
First-generation students can be succeptible to summer melt, where navigating the ins and outs of the college process becomes so difficult that they fall off track. ...
Nell Bernstein
Nell Bernstein discusses the harmful effects of the "superpredator" theory, her new book, Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison, and ...
readiness gaps
Let’s stop playing it safe. Readiness is more than a goal; it’s a right. This isn’t just an outward call to action.  ...