On his final days in office, NJ Governor Chris Christie signed into law a measure that establishes requirements for use of restraint and seclusion on students with disabilities in special education. The bipartisan bill, which was passed unanimously in both … Continued
PREVENTION AND PRE-ARREST DIVERSION: AN NJJN POLICY PLATFORM INFORMED BY YOUNG JUSTICE LEADERS From the National Juvenile Justice Network. Read the document HERE
Cyberbullying — bullying online rather than face to face — is linked to various types of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, both for victims and perpetrators, suggests new research. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/06/200623185242.htm
At the Tyler Clementi Foundation, we believe that classrooms, families and workplaces should encourage online safety through kindness and respect. Even if you’ve never experienced the harmful effects of cyberbullying, you can still proactively set guidelines and start the conversation about online safety within your community. If you haven’t … Continued
What is Black Lives Matter? Black Lives Matter is a global organization whose mission is to dismantle white supremacy and bring awareness and change into the local systems (ex. police) that continuously affect Black communities. The organization also focuses on … Continued
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