2012 • 1 year • Juvenile Justice
The King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is a convener of the Washington State Becca Task Force, which has been a key partner in the Models for Change initiative’s efforts to develop and expand alternatives to the formal court processing and secure confinement of truants in Washington. It will use this grant to continue to support the Becca Task Force’s statewide truancy policy reform leadership, to coordinate local truancy reform projects and research, and to diffuse innovative truancy practices.
2009 • 2 years • Juvenile Justice
To develop a model demonstration program to divert youth with truancy petitions away from the court system as the tool for re-engaging students in school (over two years).
2008 • 2 years • Juvenile Justice
In support of the Becca Task Force as part of Models for Change in Washington (over two years).