Illustration from the Youth Justice Coalition

Illustration from the Youth Justice Coalition

The School-to-Prison Pipeline.. “The need to chart a new course in school discipline is underscored in a report scheduled to be released on Thursday by the New York City School-Justice Partnership Task Force, a working group led by Judith Kaye, the former chief judge of the State of New York, and composed of people from the fields of law enforcement, education, philanthropy, civil rights and child advocacy. READ THE NY TIMES PIECE HERE

New York state to close two juvenile justice centers… “Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration unveiled plans earlier this week to close juvenile detention centers in Tompkins and Orange counties, paving the way for both facilities to be shuttered by the end of July…” READ IT HERE

 “The Bronx courts are failing…” In case you missed it, read the NY Times investigation HERE