2015 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

We honored the winners of the 2015 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award at the PbS 20th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Gala in Indianapolis. Congratulations to Cuyahoga Hills Juvenile Correctional Facility, Muskegon River Youth Center and South Hadley Girls Treatment Program!


New Report by The National Crittenton Foundation: Gender Injustice: System-Level Juvenile Justice Reforms for Girls -
The National Crittenton Foundation and the National Women’s Law Center have released a report on how trauma can affect girls’ behavior and expla...
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
New Report from NCSL: Trends in Juvenile Justice State Legislation 2011-2015 -
The National Council of State Legislators (NCSL) has released a new report on state efforts to re-examine policies and rebalance approaches to j...
Monday, October 26, 2015
New Report from MacArthur Foundation: The Supreme Court and the Transformation of Juvenile Sentencing -
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced the release of Professor Elizabeth Scott’s report: The Supreme Court and the Transfo...
Monday, October 05, 2015
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About PbS

Performance-based Standards (PbS) is a data-driven improvement model grounded in research that holds juvenile justice agencies, facilities and residential care providers to the highest standards for operations, programs and services.


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RACHEL Justice - Digital Access & Equity

RACHEL stands for Remote Areas Community Hotspots for Education and Learning. The Rachel Plus is the next generation of the Rachel Server and is...

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Measuring Positive Youth Development
Aggregate data on selected outcome measures relating to positive youth development.

PbS Perspective July 2015
A snapshot of data from the April 2015 collection.