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  • Denver Juvenile Court

    This website offers information about court locations, judges, magistrates, contact numbers, services and support resources. Content Detail

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    Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Filing a Grievance of a Teacher or Principal Decision

    Information about how and when to file a grievance against a teacher or principal decision. Content Detail

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    Colorado Department of Education
  • Helping Teens

    Through Goodwill's career development programs, students learn the principles of self-awareness, goal-setting and decision making. Goodwill provides classroom instruction, one-on-one support, and job opportunities to help teens stay in school, gain valuable life skills and become leaders in their communities. Content Detail

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    Goodwill Youth Services
  • Justice Corps Colorado Springs

    Staffed by volunteers, the purpose of this program is to supplement the help provided in the Self Help Center of the El Paso County Combined Courthouse for the public in the Pikes Peak region, by helping you gain access to the resources you need to answer your questions regarding family law and other civil matters (not criminal). Read More

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    Justice Corps Colorado Springs
  • Office of Dispute Resolution

    If you have a legal dispute, the Office of Dispute Resolution (ODR) may be able to help. This link will take you to their homepage. The ODR exists to establish and make available dispute resolution programs and services within the Colorado Judicial Branch. Content Detail

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    Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Prevention of School Failure and Delinquency

    Support for educators, researchers and advocates. Effective school-based delinquency prevention programs including special education services in juvenile correctional facilities. Successful transition of youth re-entering their schools from a secure setting. Content Detail

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    The National Center on Education, Disability and Juvenile Justice
  • School Suspensions or Expulsions

    Provides departmental guidelines and goals in addressing expulsion or suspension. Content Detail

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    Colorado Department of Education
  • Teenagers' Responsibilities and Rights

    This booklet is intended to inform teenagers of their legal rights that exist through demonstration of responsibility in the exercise of those rights. Content Detail

    By:
    Larimer County Office of the District Attorney
  • The Perils of Truancy

    Any unexcused absence from school is considered a truancy, this resource describes Colorado's attendance laws. Content Detail

    By:
    National Center for School Engagement
  • Tools for Promoting Educational Success and Reducing Delinquency

    Goal is to keep students out of the juvenile justice system due to school behaviors. This resource provides help for parents, students and advocates, it covers the most successful practices being used in schools today. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Office of the Child's Representative