NCSE Training on Problem Solving Truancy Court
Join The National Center for School Engagement (NCSE) in Denver for a training on how to transform a traditional truancy court into a problem-solving court. Rather than taking a punitive approach, problem solving courts help identify and correct the root of the problem, and are far more successful. Retired Judge Dennis Maes, who designed one of the first such court programs, is the lead trainer. Click on the button below for additional information regarding the NCSE training. For more information about NCSE, click here.
Tips: Come a day early to join us for Evaluating Your Truancy Reduction Program, then spend the weekend skiing in the Rockies!
Developing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for School-Justice Partnerships: Technical Assistance Tools
This fillable PDF technical assistance tool developed by the Honorable Steven Teske serves as a template that can be used to develop an MOU in your local jurisdiction.
Judicially-Led Responses to the School Pathways to the Juvenile Justice System Project: An Overview of the Lessons Learned
If you would like to request a free hard copy or copies of this publication, contact Elo Chaparro at email@example.com.
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Jan. 13, 2017 - Department of Education Releases Resources To Support Justice-Involved Youth Transition
The U.S. Department of Education announced the release of new guides and resources to help justice-involved youth successfully transition back to traditional school settings and avoid recidivism. The resources include a guide written for incarcerated youth, a newly updated transition toolkit and resource guide for practitioners in juvenile justice facilities, a document detailing education programs in juvenile justice facilities from the most recent Civil Rights Data Collection, and a website that provides technical assistance to support youth with disabilities transitioning out of juvenile justice facilities. The resources supplement the Department’s joint guidance with the U.S. Department of Justice to improve school climate and reduce the school-to-prison pipeline.
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