20 Years Improving

PbS celebrates its 20th anniversary this year! We know from our work over the past 20 years that looking at data is the first step to positive change. PbS provides a wealth of information about what happens daily in residential facilities and programs essential for ensuring the safety of youths and staff, for data-driven decision-making, demonstrating accountability and reporting successes.


PbS State and Agency Coordinators Convened to Connect the Dots in Indianapolis! -
Performance-based Standards (PbS) held its second State/Agency Coordinator Training this year in Indianapolis, IN. The training was held in conj...
Congratulations to the 2015 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Winners -
The Performance-based Standards Learning Institute (PbS) honored the winners of the 2015 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Friday night at the PbS 2...
Monday, August 17, 2015
2015 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Awards Ceremony This Friday -
Performance-based Standards (PbS) is excited for the 2015 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Awards Ceremony this Friday where the winners of the award wil...
Wednesday, August 12, 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.


10 Sep

What's Next for High-Quality Correctional Education for Youth in Juvenile Secure Care

On Thursday, September 10, 2015, at 2 p.m. ET, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), and the National Evaluation an...

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

What Youths, Staff and Families Say about Community-based Programs
Asking youths, staff and families about their experiences with community-based programs.