Hearing on the reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, which was first written in 1974 with the goal of supporting statesAi actions to prevent youth crime and to provide core protections for children. The law recognized that clear biological differences between teenagers and adults meant that youth should not be treated in the same manner as adults. Witnesses: Michael Belton, Ramsey County, MN, Dep. Dir. of Juvenile Corrections; Scott Burns, Exec. Dir., National DAAis Assoc.; A. Hasan Davis, Dep. Commissioner for Operations, Kentucky Dept. of Juvenile Justice; Tracy McClard, Parent; John Solberg, Exec. Dir., Rawhide Boys Ranch, New London, WI; Steven Teske, Judge, Clayton County Juvenile Court, GA. Illus.Increase Academic Proficiency A. WRAT 4aAs part of the enrollment process students with no previous ACT score and/or less than 100 credits will take the WRAT 4 to get baseline proficiency data. If students are below 9th grade proficiencyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Reforming the Juvenile Justice System to Improve Children's Lives and Public Safety|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2010-11|