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Juvenile Justice

Core Principles for Reducing Recidivism and Improving Other Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

A white paper released by the Council of State Governments Justice Center provides state and local governments with recommendations designed to improve outcomes for youth in the juvenile justice system. In “Core Principles for Reducing […]

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The 2014 Kids Count Data Book

An annual publication that assesses the state of child health and well-being, the Kids Count Data Book looks at 16 indicators to rank states based in four areas: economic well-being, education, health, and family and community. […]

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Post Secondary Education

The Real Cost of College: Time & Credits to Degree at California Community Colleges and California State University

This report focuses specifically on the hidden and unspoken costs of college, and the communities that are placed at a disadvantage.The report specifically talks about the longer students are enrolled in college, the more they […]

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Childhood Maltreatment, Altered Limbic Neurobiology, and Substance Use Relapse Severity via Trauma-Specific Reductions in Limbic Gray Matter Volume

The result of a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry shows that childhood maltreatment may predict an increased tendency to relapse among patients dealing with substance-abuse disorders. In the “Childhood Maltreatment, Altered Limbic Neurobiology, and […]