After weeks of preparation, the Nueces County JJAEP were excited to finally kick off the official start of Spring. How? A new student garden.
National experts have established a dangerous link: School discipline, dropout rates, and referrals enable the school-to-prison pipeline.
With students struggling to stay engaged this school year, Bell County JJAEP found an surprising opportunity for engagement with the nearby Fort Hood.
In Early March, Hidalgo County’s Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program (JJAEP) faced a major decision. The World Health Organization (WHO) had just recognized the novel coronavirus as a pandemic. Schools across the nation were closing. What were they, a program dedicated to providing a safe and structured space for juvenile offenders to receive counseling and education, going to do?