Monthly Archives: December 2014

Push on for Reauthorization of Juvenile Justice Act – But Does It Go Far Enough?

Two senators have introduced a bill that would – some would say finally – modernize federal standards for juvenile justice, bringing 40-year-old statutes up to date with more than two decades of brain science research and satisfying the calls of judges and activists across the nation. The proposal by Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Sheldon Whitehouse

Local High Schools Boosting Post-Secondary Planning, Emphasizing Financial Aid

Over the past two years at Sullivan High School, Aubrie Tossman has been working to improve college enrollment and persistence among students at the high school. Click to enlarge A post-secondary coach at the school and representative for Umoja Student Development Corporation, she is co-leading Sullivan’s post-secondary team with Principal Chad Adams. Sullivan implemented new