Format: 2014-08-01
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ACEs or Adverse Childhood Experiences can provide insight into the impact of childhood exposure to abuse, neglect and household dysfunction. Learn how ...
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Add your voice to an August 6 Tweet Chat to identify innovative policies and practices that can improve first gen college success. Exchange insights about ...
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John Gomperts, president and CEO of the America’s Promise Alliance; Karen Pittman, CEO and co-founder of the Forum for Youth Investment; and Sean Slade, ...
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For kids in low-income neighborhoods after-school arts programming helps keep them off the streets and provides access to needed enrichment. Can it lower crime rates ...
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For some youth, reauthorizing the JJDPA will mean the difference between a high school degree and a productive future or an arduous, expensive and wasteful path into ...
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September marks the 40th anniversary of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA). SparkAction, Act 4 Juvenile Justice Campaign and partner ...
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Disconnection from the societal anchor structures of school and work during the transition to adulthood has serious consequences for young people themselves as well ...
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A recent Education Week article explored a pilot texting programthat keeps graduating and graduated seniors on track for matriculating in their chosen colleges in the ...
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This week, Senator Cory Booker  (D-NJ) and Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced the REDEEM Act (The Record Expungement Designed to Enhance Employment Act) which ...
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Joshua Steckel left his job as a college counselor at a private school to help low-income, largely minority, public-school students in Brooklyn master the perilous ...
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Pride Month celebrations across the country are more cheerful than ever thanks to recent stories of momentous progress within communities and the federal ...
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Unfortunately, not every student makes it to graduation. For minority populations, the dropout rate is bleak; nearly one in two minority students do not graduate with ...
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Several juvenile justice groups took part in the June 3 Call-In Day to ask Congress to fully fund juvenile justice programs. Here's what happened during the ...
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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) youth are over-represented in the juvenile justice system.  Although LGBT youth represent 5 to 7 percent of the ...