Category: School Discipline

[Apply Now] STOP School Violence Training and Technical Assistance (STOP TTA) Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking applications for FY 2019 funding under the Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act Program. This program furthers the Department’s mission by supporting and assisting state, local, territorial, and tribal jurisdictions in improving efforts to reduce violent crime by creating a training …

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2019 National Conference on Juvenile Justice

The 2019 National Conference on Juvenile Justice, led by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, will provide an opportunity for judges, probation officers, detention facility employees, and other stakeholders in the juvenile justice system to discover new and improved practices, share cutting-edge research, and explore positive case outcomes for youth involved in …

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Data Shows It Is More Difficult to Be Black Than White in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County

News 5 Cleveland By Homa Bash Eye-opening new data from a local think tank shows it is more difficult to be black than white in Cleveland and in Cuyahoga County. The research from the Center for Community Solutions finds that there is no question that race matters when it comes to outcomes — health, economic, …

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Apply Now: Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Education Agency Grants

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services is accepting applications for FY 2019 Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education) – State Education Agency (SEA) grants (Short Title: AWARE-SEA). The purpose of this program is to build or expand the capacity of state educational agencies, in partnership …

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Register for Webinar: Positive Youth Outcomes Committee Education Series—Special Education

Hosted by the Positive Youth Outcomes Committee of the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators In this webinar presenters will address how to effectively respond to the educational needs of youth with emotional disturbances and learning disabilities who are placed in secure or residential treatment facilities. The Positive Youth Outcomes Committee is hosting this webinar as part …

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National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives 42nd Annual Training Conference and Exhibit

The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) will host its 42nd Annual Training Conference and Exhibition. The conference will focus on NOBLE’s mission to ensure equity in the administration of justice in the provision of public service to all communities and to serve as the conscience of law enforcement by being committed to justice …

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Creating and Sustaining a Positive and Communal School Climate: Contemporary Research, Present Obstacles, and Future Directions

This white paper from the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is part of the NIJ’s Comprehensive School Safety Initiative (CSSI), a research-focused program that focuses on increasing the safety of schools nationwide and reducing school crime and violence. School climate has a clear impact on all members of the school community; students in …

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Greene, Lenoir Counties Working with Courts to Keep Kids out of Jail

The Daily Reflector By Daily Reflector Staff Reducing law enforcement involvement in misconduct at school is one way leaders in Greene and Lenoir counties are trying to keep kids in school and out of court. Judges serving those communities were joined by law enforcement officers and school leaders on Friday to launch the School-Justice Partnership …

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Is School-Discipline Reform Moving Too Fast?

The Atlantic By Wayne D’Orio One of the more radical transformations in public education today begins with a simple greeting each morning among second-graders. “Good morning, Mahlet,” says one student to another at McMicken Heights Elementary School in SeaTac, Washington. “Good morning, Liliana,” the second student responds. The exercise continues briskly until all 23 students …

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National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges 2018 Conference on Juvenile Justice

The 2018 National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges conference will provide an educational opportunity for judges, probation officers, detention facility employees, and other stakeholders in the juvenile justice system to explore gaps in services, discover new and improved practices, share cutting edge research, and motivate participants to explore positive case outcomes for youth …

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