Format: 2015-03-27
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.  ...
ideas
If you’re like us, you want to challenge and be challenged. You’re here because you believe there are better ways to get every young person ready for ...
readiness
A noted Williams College psychologist argues standardized tests are useful, if they measure the abilities students really need.
Governor Malloy proposed a budget that relies heavily on cuts to programs that serve families and children. Please call your legislators and URGE them to restore ...
114 congress
Juvenile justice systems across the U.S. are in urgent need of reform. Despite a steady drop in juvenile incarceration and out-of-home placements over the past ...
happy youth
Positive Youth Development is a youth justice system that focuses on a young person's strengths and positive development rather than a deficit-based correctional ...
students
By the year 2020, it is estimated that two-thirds of American jobs will require college experience. Unfortunately, not every student can access a quality high ...
positive youth development
The Positive Youth Justice series profiles successful programs and organizations all over the country. Part 3 looks at a program in Tarrant County, Texas, that works ...
all lives matter
In communities across the country, demonstrators have peacefully organized to protest against violence. These protests are being done in an effort to demonstrate that ...
abilities
The Readiness Abilities are ten universal and dynamic ways of being and doing that express themselves, at different levels and in different combinations, when young ...
books
The Readiness Abilities and the forthcoming Readiness Practices represent the very best of what systems experts, science and society tell us that young people need to ...
raise the age ny
VIDEO & ACTION ALERT! New York is one of only two states in the country that have failed to recognize what research and science have confirmed ...
Sticker Shock
Let's convince policymakers it's time for juvenile justice reform. Help spread the word about the high cost of youth incarceration in states like West ...