A local school district loses its federal funding money over teacher behavior. A group of D.C. residents sue to block a homeless shelter in their neighborhood. And a Republican activist in Montgomery County successfully petitions to get term limits on the ballot—but a legal challenge looms.
Headlines about rowdy groups of teens causing chaos on Metro trains have been catching eyes around the region. Many are concerned that the kids aren’t alright, but other say context is lacking from these stories. We talk with the former head of the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services in the District – and current head of the Justice Policy Institute – about what works when it comes to keeping kids and young adults away from crime.
- Marc Schindler Executive Director, Justice Policy Institute
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