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It's Time to Raise the Age, New York: There Are Better Alternatives for Teens
Jeremy Christopher Kohomban, Ph.D.
President and CEO of The Children’s Village
We need to constantly remind ourselves that these are not "bad" kids, but many of them are kids to whom bad things have happened. With help, these fragile teens can and will succeed -- but not by locking them up with adults.
New Hope For Juvenile Offenders?
Kids in Detention: 4; State Employees to Guard Them: 129
Staff writer at The Village Voice in New York City
Why do four troubled kids need so many state employees to watch over them? Naturally, it's a union issue.
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