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Shay Bilchik on reforming the juvenile justice system

Supported through the MacArthur Foundation's initiative to help reform the juvenile justice system, Shay Bilchik of the Child Welfare League of America discusses the need for reforms.

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Diane Geraghty on reforming the juvenile justice system

Supported through the MacArthur Foundation's initiative to help reform the juvenile justice system, Diane Geraghty discusses the challenges facing Illinois. Learn more about the Models for Change Initiative.

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Debra DePrato on reforming the juvenile justice system

Supported through the MacArthur Foundation's initiative to help reform the juvenile justice system, Debra DePrato discusses the challenges in Louisiana. Learn more about the Models for Change Initiative.

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Sasha Barab on learning and synthetic worlds

Supported through the MacArthur Foundation's $50 million initiative to explore how technology is changing kids and learning, University of Indiana professor Sasha Barab is looking at the use of virtual worlds for learning.

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James Gee on games and learning

Supported through the MacArthur Foundation's $50 million initiative to explore how technology is changing kids and learning, professor Jim Gee is exploring how games may be used for learning.

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David Theo Goldberg on digital media and learning

Supported through the MacArthur Foundation's $50 million initiative to explore how technology is changing kids and learning, University of California professor David Theo Goldberg discusses learning in the digital age.

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Cathy Davidson & David Goldberg on digital media & learning

Supported through the MacArthur Foundation's $50 million initiative to explore how technology is changing kids and learning, Cathy Davidson and David Theo Goldberg discuss learning in the digital age.

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Speeches and Commentary Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the Westport, Connecticut, Public Library

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses how video games can positively affect young people's learning. Read More

New Guidelines Mandated to Ensure Balanced Juvenile Justice System in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s Department of Public Welfare issued new guidelines to counties last month directing them to conduct self-assessments based on policy statements and tools developed under MacArthur’s Models for Change juvenile justice reform initiative. The ... Read More

MacArthur to Explore the Role of Philanthropy in Virtual Worlds

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, which last year launched a $50 million initiative to build the field of digital media and learning, will explore the role of philanthropy in virtual worlds. Read More