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Changing the Course for Infants and Toddlers: A Survey of State Child Welfare Policies and Initiatives
Zero to Three, Child Trends, September 2013, 67 pp.
Presents results of a survey of state child welfare agencies about the policies and practices that guide their work in addressing the needs of infants and toddlers who have been maltreated. more info >
Highlights of the 2011 National Youth Gang Survey
U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, September 2013, 4 pp.
Overview of the nation's gang problem, including prevalence of gang problems and factors influencing local gang violence. more info >
Making Detention Reform Work for Girls
Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative, Annie E. Casey Foundation, August 2013, 88 pp.
Discusses the challenges facing local juvenile justice systems in improving their approaches to girls in the detention process and provides a guide to developing a work plan for improving the process. more info >
School Crime and Safety Surveys
National Center for Education Statistics, June 2013, 176 pp.
Presents national data on crime and safety at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, principals, and school districts. more info >
The Comeback States: Reducing Youth Incarceration in the United States
National Juvenile Justice Network, Texas Public Policy Foundation, June 2013, 54 pp.
Presents national juvenile incarceration trends and discusses the effects of state juvenile justice policies. more info >