After eight years of reforms, a new study shows Texas’ juvenile justice system has steered more kids out of the system by keeping them close to home.
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Texas Public Policy Foundation estimates that thousands of minors are still hauled off to jails because of a legal loophole: violating a valid court order.
The Texas Observer’s June cover story, “Life On the List,” looked at what happens when children are placed on Texas’ public sex offender registry. […]
The Juvenile Justice Association of Texas will quit auctioning treatment space in response to criticism from state Sen. John Whitmire, following a Texas Observer story.
Five years of juvenile justice reform in Texas have been built on one point that everyone can agree on: kids do better when they’re […]
More than half the kids in Texas’ juvenile justice system have some history of sexual abuse, domestic violence or some other major trauma, and—according […]