Keeping Kids in School & Out of Court
The Commission is leading a multi-tiered strategy (national, state and local) to promote school-justice partnerships – an emerging strategy to reduce the number of children entering the justice system by improving educational engagement and outcomes through innovative practices.
- The Commission, partnering with New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services and leaders from across the State, is organizing and convening six Regional Summits on School-Justice Partnerships – to be held at centralized locations across the state during fall 2013 and spring 2014.
- The Commission, partnering with Advocates for Children of New York, convened the New York City School-Justice Partnership Task Force.
- The Commission, partnering with Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, convened the New York State Leadership Summit on School-Justice Partnerships – held at Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University on April 11-12, 2013.
- The Commission organized and convened the first National Leadership Summit on School-Justice Partnerships – held in New York City on March 11-13, 2012.