Juvenile Justice

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December 2016 A briefing paper for Parent Centers from the Center for Parent Information and Resources This brief in Word format This brief as a PDF Read This Brief If… …the school system in your community, district, or state places (or is considering placing) sworn law-enforcement officers in public schools as part of building a […]

(2016, December) | Useful to Parent Centers, advocates, families, and youth with disabilities involved in the juvenile justice system. From the U.S. Department of Education, this suite of resources is intended to help justice-involved youth make a successful transition back to traditional school settings. These resources promote successful transitions by emphasizing the importance of early […]

(November 2016) | Useful to Parent Centers, families, and other stakeholders working with youth with disabilities in correctional facilities. This web-based toolkit from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) at the U.S. Department of Education can help State educational agencies, educators, families, facilities, and community agencies to better support and improve the long-term outcomes for […]

A webinar for the Parent Center Network Listen to the webinar and view the slides Download Webinar slideshow presentation Additional resources   Webinar Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Hosts: Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) The National Resources for Advocacy, Independence, Self-determination and Employment (RAISE) Technical Assistance Center Presenters: Kate Burdick, Esq. Juvenile Law Center kburdick@jlc.org […]

September 2016 A handout to accompany RAISE and CPIR’s webinar on Students with Disabilities in Juvenile Justice Listen to the webinar Return to the webinar archive page This handout expands upon the information provided in the September 20, 2016 webinar on reaching and serving students with disabilities in juvenile justice. Here, you’ll find connections to resources […]

(June 2016) | Useful to Parent Centers in understanding the changes in the education law, ESSA, in reference to youth involved in the juvenile justice system. This presentation by Kate Burdick, Juvenile Law Center & Legal Center for Youth Justice and Education, provides an overview of important provisions in the Every Student Succeeds Act regarding […]

(March 2016) | Useful to states in assessing their own correctional education systems for juveniles with disabilities, and to Parent Centers involved in juvenile justice issues. The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) has developed a voluntary State Correctional Education Self-Assessment (SCES) to assist States in self-assessing their systems for providing special education and related services […]

(June 2015) | Useful to Parent Centers re: juvenile justice Children with disabilities are disproportionately placed in the juvenile justice system, receive inadequate treatment, and are denied educational opportunities, the National Disability Rights Network asserts in this report, subtitled “Recommendations to Prevent the Disproportionate Placement and Inadequate Treatment of Children with Disabilities in the Juvenile Justice […]

The Correctional Education Guidance Package was published to help states and local agencies aimed at helping states and local agencies strengthen the quality of education services provided to America’s estimated 60,000 young people in confinement every day. This guidance package is part of a number of notable actions from ED and DOJ, who are working together […]

The Juvenile Justice Resource Hub is a comprehensive source of information on cutting-edge juvenile justice issues and reform trends. Through this website, you can find: Ready access to reliable, accurate, curated information and analysis on juvenile justice issues, relevant research, best practice models, policy levers for reform,Toolkits and action-oriented documents, experts in the field. http://jjie.org/hub/