A new national survey finds that virtually all American teens play computer, console, or mobile phone games and that the gaming experience is rich and varied, with significant social interaction and potential for civic engagement. The ... Read More
The Situated Multimedia Art Learning Lab (SMALLab) program at Arizona State University recently received a nearly $600,000 grant to share with the New York City-based nonprofit, Institute of Play, from MacArthur. Read More
Prepared for the Illinois Juvenile Justice Initiative by Elizabeth Kooy. The preparation of this document was supported by John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
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The 2005 repeal of a state law that once forced children accused of drug offenses into adult criminal courts has not compromised public safety and, instead, has provided hundreds of Illinois youth a greater opportunity to ... Read More
Selected from a pool of more than 1000 applications, the MacArthur Foundation and HASTAC announced awards of up to $238,000 for 17 projects that are expected to produce promising innovations in the use of digital ... Read More
It is extremely difficult to keep youth safe in adult jails, according to a new report by the Campaign for Youth Justice. It found that 21% of all substantiated victims of inmate-on-inmate sexual violence were under ... Read More
The American Library Association's Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) announces that its major digital copyright programs and initiatives to strengthen the public access to information, especially in libraries, will be supported by a generous ... Read More