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Juvenile Justice and Education Partnerships What Are You Waiting For CoverJuvenile Justice and Education Partnerships: What Are You Waiting For?
Dr. John Mick Moore and Leigh Gallivan Mahoney, 2016

It is widely agreed upon that effective partnership between juvenile justice systems and educational entities result in positive outcomes for both the youth involved, and communities as a whole. Why, then, does it seem so difficult to create these partnerships? In Juvenile Justice and Education Partnerships: What Are You Waiting For? Dr. John Mick Moore and Leigh Gallivan Mahoney provide a pragmatic look at the necessary steps and key components of developing justice-education partnerships, as well as an in-depth description of King County, Washington’s successful, and still thriving, PathNet collaboration. This brief delivers a “how to” on identifying champions, leveraging incentives and aligning philosophies, as well as avoiding potential hazards and ensuring the sustainability of positive partnerships.