In Mental Health Care, Are We Treating the Symptom But Not the Cause?

In Mental Health Care, Are We Treating the Symptom But Not the Cause?

New America Media, News Feature, Anna Challet, Posted: Sep 16, 2016

All kids need the same things -- family and community, the opportunities that come with education, and a safe place to live.
Going to Class Behind Bars - Youth Speak Out About Court Schools

Going to Class Behind Bars - Youth Speak Out About Court Schools

Richmond Pulse, News Report, Mitzi Perez, Posted: Aug 10, 2016

A recent report by Youth Law Center in San Francisco found that California's court schools are not serving their students well.
Court Schools Like 'Going Right Back to Elementary'

Court Schools Like 'Going Right Back to Elementary'

New America Media, Video, Edgardo Antonio Jr, Posted: Aug 03, 2016

In the United States, close to 61,000 young people eat, sleep, and go to school in juvenile detention facilities.
The Education of Eddie Chavez

The Education of Eddie Chavez

New America Media, Video, Charlie Kaijo, Posted: Aug 02, 2016

With few exceptions, local and national educational reform efforts have virtually failed to address the needs of youth attending schools within juvenile justice facilities.
Educators Routinely Ignore a Captive Audience - Schools in Juvenile Hall Get an ‘F’

Educators Routinely Ignore a Captive Audience - Schools in Juvenile Hall Get an ‘F’

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Apr 22, 2016

In California, the schools for kids detained in the juvenile justice system are failing at the job of educating young people in detention.

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