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Supreme Court Eliminates Mandatory Life Without Parole for Juveniles

U.S. Supreme Court ruled that juveniles may not be sentenced automatically to life without the possibility of parole for homicide. Related research by the MacArthur Research Network on Adolescent Development and Juvenile Justice was cited ... Read More
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Grantmaking in India

This info sheet covers MacArthur’s grantmaking in India which primarily supports programs to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity and advance the sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people. Read More
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Commentary: The Power of Educating Girls

MacArthur President Robert Gallucci comments on the importance and valuable effects of educating girls in developing countries. Read More
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Five Strategies: Corporate Efforts to Improve Global Education

Scaling up corporate and social investments could improve education in the developing world, according to this paper by the Center for Universal Education at Brookings. Read More

Most Young Adults Receive Significant Financial Assistance from Family

Research finds that most young adults receive financial assistance from their family and that the average annual transfers is roughly $7,500. Read More

Bringing Culture-Specific Juvenile Justice Programs to Tribal Communities

Juvenile justice advocates at the University of Washington, part of MacArthur’s Models for Change initiative, will use a “cultural enhancement” model to bring evidence-based practices to Native American communities. Read More
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Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums: Now Accepting Grant Applications

The Institute of Museum and Library Services is now accepting applications for its MacArthur-supported Learning Labs grant program. Read More

Program to Educate and Empower Young People Expands

The MacArthur-supported OneWorld UK project "Learning about Living" has seen 400,000 queries to its SMS platform and over 110,000 students participate in its eLearning program. Read More