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The Juvenile Deliquent

Have you ever thought about hurting people? When you’re upset, you just want to make them hurt, too? Maybe if you showed them who was boss, they’d listen to you and you won’t have to be angry anymore? 769 more words

Mental Health

A Deeper Love Inside: The Porsche Santiaga Story by Sister Souljah

Date Read: January 28th 2015

Published: 2012

Publisher: Emily Bestler Books/ Washington Square Press (Simon & Schuster, Inc)

Pages: 432

The Blurb… 692 more words

Book Reviews

The US is the Biggest Jailer of Kids

I saw something on Twitter from the ACLU about a report that was submitted to the UN regarding the treatment of children in youth detention centers here in the US. 715 more words

Melvin Carter Jr. On Save Our Sons, Juvenile Detention Alternatives, and Being a "Peace Officer"

In 1974, Melvin Carter Jr.’s family was hit with a double homicide. He recalls constantly replaying in his head the phone call that informed him of the horrific event. 1,366 more words

Tech classes help young offenders prepare for future

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Young offenders incarcerated at Topeka’s juvenile detention facility are learning technical skills to make them more marketable and less likely to get into trouble after they are released. 322 more words


The Human Puzzle

I once said that you can take the guy out of the ghetto but apparently you can’t take the ghetto out of the guy. I mean, he had a helluva bad childhood, And to be free to develop his obvious potential any idiot could see that he needed to examine and understand the effects of a dad who left, a mother who was too busy, a brother who died, his stint in juvenile detention from age 16 to 18 — I forget exactly why — and then later a manipulative wife. 69 more words


High Stakes Standardized Testing Sent Me to Jail & Saved My Teaching Soul

High Stakes Standardized Testing Sent Me to Jail & Saved My Teaching Soul

    Last April (2014) I poured myself into a narrative that I titled, “ 969 more words

Education And Testing