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Kate Burdick; Reynelle Brown Staley, Education Law Center, Pennsylvania Capital-Star •

Browne’s legislation addresses these issues by ensuring that youth receive targeted supports to overcome the unique barriers caused by mobility and system involvement.

Specifically, this

Youth advocates describe their own experiences with education while in foster care and the justice system along with recommendations for reform.
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Jessica Feierman; Dr. Shameka Stanford, Howard University,
DuVernay reminds us that “seeing” individuals in the system requires us – and the legal system – to delve deeper and consider a person’s individual characteristics, their history, and their humanity. 
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Brian Sheehan, CBS21 •

Ishale Watson is currently enrolled at a fifth high school and, at 19-years-old, has yet to earn a diploma.

“It’s real frustrating, because I want

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Eli Hager, The Washington Post •

“These are children in poverty making payments to multimillion-dollar corporations, under the threat of jail,” said Jessica Feierman, senior managing director of Juvenile Law Center,

This blog is the first in a series Juvenile Law Center is presenting related to Ava Duvernay's newly released Netflix miniseries When They See Us