Education

Disability, Race and Reasons: What We Know, and Don’t Know, About Disparity in School Discipline

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report this month on school discipline with a topline finding that “black students, boys and students with disabilities were disproportionately disciplined (e.g., suspensions and expulsions) in K-12 public […]

Justice

Girls Are Growing Proportion of Juvenile Arrests, Frequently Locked Up for Minor Offenses

Girls make up a larger proportion of juvenile arrests than ever before, and are far more frequently locked up for low-level offenses than boys, according to a research bulletin published recently by the federal Office of […]

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Despite Concerns About Girls, L.A. County Plans to Close Six Juvenile Camps in Consolidation Plan

A plan released by the Los Angeles County Probation Department this week calls for shuttering six of the county’s juvenile detention camps over the next two years. The proposal would also relocate girls currently housed […]