Tag Archives: juvenile justice
Students of color and children with special needs were disproportionately affected by law enforcement’s involvement in schools.
Despite the Texas Legislature’s efforts to curb the school-to-prison pipeline, law enforcement still plays a major role in disciplining students for minor inf...Read More
Nationwide, girls are entering the system at a higher rate than before, even though overall youth delinquency has gone down over the last 20 years. A new study ...Read More
Advocates, House members and some county officials support shifting 17-year-olds to the juvenile justice system, but the plan's path through the Senate is uncle...Read More
A coalition of advocates, judges and sheriffs have called for treating 17-year-olds as juveniles in the criminal justice system, but a key senator remains skept...Read More
A new study affirms Texas' juvenile justice reforms, and suggests improvements at local probation departments
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....Read More