The Uninterrupted Scholar’s Act of 2013 is a statute which amends the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).  Specifically, this law assists schools and social welfare agencies in...

The PPRA is intended to protect the rights of parents and students by seeking to ensure that instructional material is available for parents and that parental consent is given before an examination...

This focus group report provides background information on the office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the National Juvenile Information Sharing Initiative. The report details the...

This resource for state and local jurisdictions offers a step-by-step framework for the completion of a detailed analysis and reform of laws and policies.  Content Related:  Partnering with Others...

This resource provides a way to search for State Statutes on issues such as child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and adoption. Provided are brief introductions of statutes as well as the full PDF...

This resource provides access to information regarding juvenile justice of each state such as family courts, youth services, and juvenile courts. URL:  http://www.ncsc.org/topics/children-families-...

This online tool was designed to assist state and local agencies and organizations in determining what state laws permit or require juvenile information sharing – either in their state or in other...

This resource provides links to each State Legislature where you can find information on State’s House and Senate, bills and laws, educational policies, and more. URL:  http://www.llsdc.org/state-...

This is a state-by-state guide to each jurisdiction’s law regarding access to juvenile courts. The guide outlines access to juvenile courts and proceedings that determine if a child will be tried as...

A high school principal hears a rumor that one of his students was arrested for underage drinking and possession of drugs at a party over the weekend. This student has been aggressive toward other...

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