In Pursuit of Justice for Children

In Pursuit of Justice for Children

National research shows that nearly half of the youth in the juvenile justice system are performing below grade level in reading and math, many are marginally literate or illiterate, and most have a history of significant truancy and grade retention. About two out of three students drop out after exiting the juvenile justice system.

Here are several strategies that can make a difference.

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Congress Finally Reauthorizes Juvenile Justice Act After 16 Years

Congress Finally Reauthorizes Juvenile Justice Act After 16 Years

Final DOJ report: 'Blatantly unfair' practices persist at Shelby County juvenile court (TN)

Final DOJ report: 'Blatantly unfair' practices persist at Shelby County juvenile court (TN)