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Justice

Juvenile Justice in Rhode Island

According to a new brief from Rhode Island Kids Count, juvenile crime rates are falling across the state, a number that is congruent with national trends. And the total number of youth participating in the […]

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Justice

The School Discipline Consensus Report: Strategies from the Field to Keep Students Engaged in School and Out of the Juvenile Justice System

Changing a severe “zero tolerance” policy in schools that has resulted in a barrage of suspensions and expulsions could lead to better educational outcomes, according to a new report from the nonpartisan Council of State […]

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Children's Mental Health

Cutting Violence and Cutting Prison Costs in Maine: Accessing Available Federal Funds to Provide Essential Health Care

This position paper from the Fight Crime: Invest in Kids organization, a nonpartisan anti-crime organization made up of more than 5,000 law enforcement leaders and crime survivors, including more than 125 in Maine, discusses the […]