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PbS 25th Anniversary Spotlight: Kids Got Talent Contest

A throwback to the very first montage of the PbS Kids Got Talent Contest in honor of PbS’ 25th Anniversary Celebration. This contest was created five years ago as an opportunity for youths to be creative and share their abilities. Please note that the posted deadline for entries is March 31, 2020; however, we will continue to accept entries in April given the national state of ...

Applications Now Open for the 2020 PbS Scholarship Award

The PbS Scholarship Application Form is available on the PbS website. The application requires a one-page essay describing how the applicant will use their education to pay it forward, a letter of recommendation and documentation or verification of acceptance into the educational program.

PbS 25th Anniversary Spotlight: Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Winners

A review of how Ferris School accomplished their goals of winning a PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award for their facility improvements in keeping kids safe.

Available TTA to Improve Juvenile Reentry Programs

Performance-based Standards (PbS) hosted a webinar earlier this week to announce upcoming training opportunities that will be available through an Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) project to improve reentry data capacity within agencies and programs.

PbS 25th Anniversary Spotlight: History of PbS

A timeline of PbS milestones by College for Social Innovation fellow Erika Cadena for PbS’ 25th Anniversary Celebration. A comprehensive report on the milestones will be published later this year. ...

PbS 25th Anniversary Spotlight: History of PbS

An interview with PbS executive director Kim Godfrey by College for Social Innovation fellow Erika Cadena for PbS’ 25th Anniversary Celebration. When did you get started in the juvenile justice field? I was first introduced to juvenile justice when I was a newspaper reporter. I worked for the Worcester Massachusetts Telegram and Gazette and I ended up being assigned to cover ...

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