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FREE Webinar: Positive Youth Outcomes (PYO) Committee Education Series: Policy Implications

On January 24th  2019 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. EST the CJCA PYO Committee will host a webinar based on the PYO Educational Webinar Series on Policy Implications. CJCA has sponsored a year-long educational series intended to support the CJCA…
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High-Tech Cameras That Recognize People Are Coming to Broward Schools

The next time you step onto a Broward County school campus, the video camera may be able to watch and remember your movements. The Broward County School District plans to install a $621,000 surveillance system that includes technology that…
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Osceola County School District to Allow Medical Marijuana on Campuses

On Tuesday night, the Osceola County School Board voted to allow medical marijuana treatment on the campuses of their schools. Read more.
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DeVos to Rescind Obama-Era Guidance on School Discipline

A federal commission led by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos recommends rescinding Obama-era guidance intended to reduce racial discrimination in school discipline. And, DeVos says, it urges schools to "seriously consider partnering with…
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When Kids Kill

Two were only 13 years old. Three were just a few months shy of turning 18. Four committed their crimes in this decade, and just as many have spent more than 30 years behind bars. At least two sold sex for money. One witnessed his father…
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Sheriff Gualtieri Supports Armed Teachers to Stop School Shooters

The sheriff leading the state commission investigating Florida's high school massacre says he now believes trained, volunteer teachers should have access to guns so they can stop shooters who get past other safeguards. Pinellas County Sheriff…
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Positive Youth Outcomes Committee Education Series: Special Education Services

On Nov. 5, 2018 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. (EST) CJCA's Positive Youth Outcomes Committee will host a webinar on putting in place the necessary supports and services that youth with disabilities require in order to achieve optimal progress in…
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How Does Education in the Juvenile-Justice System Measure Up? It Doesn't.

Imagine a school system where some of our country's most underserved students have limited access to grade-level math and science courses, pass rates for those classes are significantly lower than those of their peers in nearby schools, and…
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FREE Webinar: Special Education

On Nov. 5, 2018 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. (EST) CJCA's Positive Youth Outcomes Committee will host a webinar on putting in place the necessary supports and services that youth with disabilities require in order to achieve optimal progress in juvenile…
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Keep Kids Learning Webinar: Using Data in Advocacy

Last month, the ACLU of Florida and Mark Greenwald from the Department of Juvenile Justice hosted a webinar on using data to increase advocacy efforts and work to end the school-to-prison pipeline in Florida. Data can be a useful tool to…
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Childhood Trauma and Its Lifelong Health Effects More Prevalent Among Minorities

When researchers first discovered a link in the late 1990s between childhood adversity and chronic health problems later in life, the real revelation was how common those experiences were across all socioeconomic groups. But the first major…
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Positive Youth Outcomes Committee Education Series: Effective Post-Secondary Strategies

As part of the Positive Youth Outcomes (PYO) Committee Education Series, the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) hosted a webinar on effective post-secondary strategies for incarcerated youth.   PowerPoint Slides Additional…