14Oct

Keep Kids In School and Out of Jail

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"As is true of most children who have contact with the juvenile justice system, T.L.’s problems started in school. What if administrators in his high school had employed a positive discipline approach and tried to re-engage him with school rather than expel him?"

This op-ed from Greenville Online suggests that many kids end up in the juvenile justice system due to overly punitive school policies. Our YAP program in Greenville, SC is cited for its work with one of these students, T.L.  READ MORE

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