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Montana: Mobile crisis response team helping Missoula students find help

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“Youth court, school district and Providence Montana partner to help students, better prevent them from entering the juvenile justice system.” The mobile crisis response unit in Missoula’s public schools represents a significant step towards re-imagining justice and addressing the root causes of issues that often lead students into the juvenile justice system, a constellation of […]

Missouri: Project to Disrupt ‘School-to-Prison Pipeline’ Gets a Boost

“Missouri students of color with disabilities face harsher school disciplinary practices than their white peers, which can lead them into the juvenile justice system. Disrupting this path is the goal of the Missouri Juvenile Justice Association’s SToPP Project, with a $275,000 grant from the Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council.” Miranda Fredrick, communications coordinator for the council explained, “When […]