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  • Report finds youth incarceration on steep decline in Md., U.S.

    Report finds youth incarceration on steep decline in Md., U.S.
    The rate of youth confinement in Maryland declined by nearly half over a 13-year period, outpacing the national average amid a "sea change" in the approach toward dealing with young people who break the law, according to a report released by a national...
  • Progress at DJS

    Progress at DJS
    The independent watchdog agency that oversees Maryland's Department of Juvenile Services recently released a report showing the state made important progress last year toward improving conditions for youths held in its three largest juvenile detention...
  • Smartening Up On Approach To Young Offenders

    Two reports released this week establish Connecticut as a national leader in the trend to end the costly and counterproductive reliance on incarceration for youthful offenders. A Kids Count Data Snapshot released on Wednesday by the Annie E. Casey...
  • School reform doesn't work

    School reform doesn't work
    In their commentary ("Six steps for post-Alonso school reform," May 14), Thomas Wilcox, Diane Bell-McKoy and Laura Gamble use many lofty and idealistic sounding words to promote their vision. However, it bears noting that education "reformers" are well-...
  • New report gives Pennsylvania mixed grades for child-rearing.

     
    Pennsylvania gets mixed grades in a new, nationwide report on child-rearing, ranking near the top of states in education but in the middle of the pack for indicators on poverty and family stability. The new Kids Count report by the......
  • Charity event tied to Dixon case disbanded

    The Baltimore housing department holiday charity event at the heart of three criminal charges against Mayor Sheila Dixon has been discontinued, city officials said Monday. Dixon declined to comment on the end of the Holly Trolley program, which was...
  • Downsizing juvenile jail

    Downsizing juvenile jail
    Baltimore needs a better way to handle juveniles who are charged as adults. The current system of housing them in a wing of the city's detention center is dangerous and inefficient. But a new report from the National Council on Crime and Delinquency...
  • Benjamin Jealous rejects doubts that he is too young to head the NAACP

    Benjamin Jealous rejects doubts that he is too young to head the NAACP
    Everyone wants to meet the new guy. And so as Benjamin Todd Jealous works the room at Baltimore's Annie E. Casey Foundation, there is a receiving line of sorts that forms everywhere he turns. Roslyn M. Brock, vice chairman of the National Association...