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Leone, Peter; Fink, Carolyn; Wilson, Michael; Mulcahy, Candace – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2018
This guide is a revised and updated edition of "Making It Count." This version contains much of the information from the earlier publication but also includes strategies for using project-based learning and Web-based instructional programs to support the development of mathematics proficiency for youth in short-term juvenile correctional…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Youth, Juvenile Justice
Salinger, Terry – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2018
The law requires that juvenile justice facilities must provide education to all school-age students, and these facilities often do so despite challenges that would baffle most high school administrators and teachers. This "Adolescent Literacy Guide" provides guidance to both administrators and teachers who want to increase opportunities…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Juvenile Justice
Keleher, Julia – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2017
In this professional development research brief, the author sets forth the overarching considerations that should be kept in mind when conceptualizing professional development for educators working with neglected or delinquent youth (N or D). The brief begins by defining professional development and demonstrating why it is a critical support for…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Delinquency, Child Neglect, Youth Programs
de Azúa, Ramón L.; Keleher, Julia – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2017
In 2017, the National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC) released its first in a series of professional development briefs that focus on the professional development needs and interests of Neglected or Delinquent (N or D) State coordinators, correctional educators, and providers of…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Delinquency, Child Neglect, Youth Programs
Zaugg, Nathan; Jarjoura, Roger – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2017
"The Mentoring Toolkit 2.0: Resources for Developing Programs for Incarcerated Youth" provides information, program descriptions, and links to important resources that can assist juvenile correctional facilities and other organizations to design effective mentoring programs for neglected and delinquent youth, particularly those who are…
Descriptors: Mentors, Guides, Program Development, Institutionalized Persons
Leone, Peter E.; Fink, Carolyn M. – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2017
Laws and regulations across the United States require that all students, including those in the custody of the juvenile courts, probation services, or other child-serving agencies, receive education services. Too often, because of short lengths of stay and logistical challenges associated with student mobility, educators and juvenile justice…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Correctional Education, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions
Clark, Heather Griller; Mathur, Sarup; Brock, Leslie; O'Cummings, Mindee; Milligan, DeAngela – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2016
The third edition of the National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth's (NDTAC's) "Transition Toolkit" provides updated information on existing policies, practices, strategies, and resources for transition that build on field experience and research. The "Toolkit" offers…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Youth Programs, Transitional Programs, Juvenile Justice
Osher, David; Penkoff, Cathleen; Sidana, Anju; Kelly, Patrick – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2016
Learning is not just a cognitive process. Research shows that powerful social and emotional factors affect learning. These factors influence students' abilities to attend to and direct their learning; students' engagement in learning activities; and teachers' ability to connect with, challenge, and support students. Social and emotional factors…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Culturally Relevant Education, Social Influences, Emotional Response
Colombi, Greta; Esteves, Jessica; Gonsoulin, Simon – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2016
A growing body of evidence has demonstrated the negative impact that punitive discipline has on children and youth. To make changes in school discipline, it is important for all stakeholders to know about the latest research, understand the local impact of punitive discipline on systems and youth, and coordinate a collaborative response. One…
Descriptors: Discipline, Planning, Agency Cooperation, Meetings
Gagnon, Joseph C.; Read, Nicholas W.; Gonsoulin, Simon – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2015
Access to high-quality education for youth is critical to their long-term success as adults. Youth in juvenile justice secure care facilities, however, too often do not have access to the high-quality education and related supports and services that they need, particularly youth with disabilities residing in such facilities. This brief discusses…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Quality, Juvenile Justice, Institutionalized Persons
Read, Nicholas W.; Price, Ted S.; Gonsoulin, Simon – National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk, 2015
In partnership with the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR), the National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk (NDTAC) has developed a series of practice guides that provide concrete strategies for adopting the principles and practices discussed in the…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Child Welfare, Delinquency, Youth
Gonsoulin, Simon; Clark, Heather Griller; Rankin, Victoria E. – National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk, 2015
This National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk (NDTAC) practice guide examines the principle that quality education services are critical for youth involved with the juvenile justice and child welfare systems. This principle asserts that, to address the…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Child Welfare, At Risk Students, Student Needs
Seiter, Liann; Amos, Lauren – National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk, 2015
The State Title I, Part D (Part D) coordinator or other administrators of Part D programs have a focus on improving outcomes for children and youth. One way of outlining these goals and the path to achieving them is through the use of a logic model. This guide describes what a logic model is, outlines why and how a logic model can be useful, and…
Descriptors: Child Neglect, Delinquency, Juvenile Justice, Logical Thinking
Rankin, Victoria E.; Gonsoulin, Simon – National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk, 2014
In May 2010, the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) at Georgetown University released the monograph "Addressing the Unmet Educational Needs of Children and Youth in the Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems" (Leone & Weinberg, 2010). The monograph examined a number of topics relevant to the education and experiences of…
Descriptors: Young Children, At Risk Persons, Early Childhood Education, Child Welfare
Read, N. W. – National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk, 2014
Many youth involved with the juvenile justice system have education-related disabilities and are eligible for special education and related services under the Federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). In most cases, the rates of disabilities in the court-involved youth population are much greater than those in the general youth…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Delinquency, Disabilities, Special Education
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