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For former Georgia inmate John Lash, watching A&E's "Beyond Scared Straight" brought back some painful memories of his time as a young man in a hyper-violent ...
Karen Pittman
The annual KIDS COUNT Data Book was released this week by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, and it got Forum for Youth Investment founder & CEO Karen Pittman ...
Juvenile justice reform efforts go through distinct stages of change, two researchers argue. Use their proposed model to measure the success of your own initiative -- ...
An update from the nation's "drug czar" on federal strategies to block the cycle of drugs, alcohol, and crime among teens.
How many American children are suspended or expelled in their middle and high school years? Who are these students, and what happens to them?  A new statewide ...
Greg Berman, director of the Center for Court Innovation in New York City gives an excellent overview of how youth courts work in this video interview with Leonard ...
PBS News HOUR
What college is tougher to get into than Harvard, Princeton or Yale? Bard College. Not the campus in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y., but the one behind bars in five Empire ...
Karen Pittman (left), President and CEO of the Forum for Youth Investment, has a saying about working with teens that's worth repeating: "Problem-free is not fully ...
Karen Pittman, CEO of the Forum for Youth Investment (which manages SparkAction.org) shares valuable wisdom on video on what we can do to help get youth on the right ...
A retired juvenile court judge reflects on the power of school-based restorative justice to keep teens out of the juvenile justice system.
Eddy Ameen
As bullying-related suicides and violence grab national headlines, Washington, DC, is considering an anti-bullying law, following in the footsteps of 45 other states ...