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Congratulations to the 2020 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest Finalists

The PbS Kids Got Talent Contest launched in 2015 to challenge the field to extend their commitment to treating all youths as one of our own. The PbS team is very grateful for all of the entries we received this year despite the many challenges and obstacles our communities are facing. This year, we received a total of 30 entries. After careful consideration and a lot of video- ...

Congratulations to the 2020 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Finalists

Performance-based Standards (PbS) is very proud to announce the finalists for the 2020 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award that recognizes facilities that best exemplify PbS’ commitment to treating all youths as one of our own. We were pleased to receive applications from 11 sites – all using PbS’ data-driven improvement model to develop and implement strategic plans that changed the ...

To our valued community

The past week has been an extremely painful one for many people, as Minneapolis and countless other cities, including our hometown of Boston, have seen people gather to protest the racial injustice and racial violence still present in our country. It is this injustice that has led to the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and countless others. The PbS ...

2020 Employment Matching Award

Performance-based Standards (PbS) is pleased to announce the Employment Matching Award is now accepting applications for 2020. PbS believes teenagers thrive when they are trusted to earn their own money. The new PbS Education and Employment Foundation allows the opportunity for more youths to earn the PbS Employment Matching Award and will match up to $1,000 of what selected y ...

PbS has been a partner in assisting this facility to become a dynamic work environment that is not satisfied with maintaining the status quo.