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Digital Media and Learning Competition Seeks Designs to Scale Connected Learning

The competition, dubbed Playlists for Learning, will offer year-long development grants totaling $700,000 to create innovative learning playlists that close the opportunity gap and help learners succeed in the 21st century. Read More
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Understanding the Consequences of Juvenile Records

A guide released by the Children and Family Justice Center at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law describes the significant impacts of having a juvenile court record on youths’ employment, housing, and education prospects. Read More
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Young People’s Vision for Change in 2016

A report by the Roosevelt Institute, recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, puts forth a crowdsourced policy agenda for addressing issues of importance to college-aged students. Read More
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Landmark Developments in Juvenile Justice Reform

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that its 2012 decision banning mandatory life-without-parole sentences for juveniles convicted of murder must be applied retroactively, granting hundreds of men and women a new sentencing or parole hearing. Read More

Closing Remarks by Julia Stasch at the Models for Change Conference

Remarks below as prepared for delivery at the Models for Change Tenth Annual Working Conference on December 15, 2015. Thank you for the opportunity to bring this conference – indeed, an era – to a close. Yesterday I ... Read More
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Juvenile Justice Reform Takes Root Across States

Every state has implemented developmentally-appropriate juvenile justice reform over the last 15 years, according to a report supported by the MacArthur Foundation’s Models for Change initiative. Read More