The Ish: Back to School

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The Ish (Preview)

Next week we’re launching a new weekly video called the Ish. No plans, no format. Just exploring youth culture. For the next 6 weeks we’ll also be drawing a name at the end of each episode from people who entered a sweepstakes on our Facebook page. Go enter and you could win $100.

Back in a snap? | Week in Review | July 8, 2011

It’s Official: Key Juvenile Focused Bills Now Law in Georgia

Senate Passes Bill Stripping Confirmation Requirement for Juvenile Justice Positions

Young, Homeless and Enslaved by the Freedom of the Rails

June 17, 2011

In Atlanta, the Boys of Summer on the Diamond and in the Community

Teens Face More Consequences from Sexting than Congressmen Do

Attorney Andrew Agatston on Bullying Laws in GA

June 10, 2011

The Gang Violence That Never Was — Social Media and Bad Journalism in Boston


School Internet Filter Illegally Blocks LGBT Websites, Says ACLU




June 3, 2011

“Defending Childhood” Public Service Announcement to Star Attorney General

Memo to Wile E. Coyote: Violence Won’t Make Kids Like You

One Man’s Journey Through Crime, Drugs, Schizophrenia and Rehabilitation

Hornberger Advice: Juvenile Offenders Need Alternatives to Prisons

Juvenile Justice Expert David Schmidt Discusses Juvenile Life Without Parole

May 27, 2011

This Week’s Stories:

In Tennessee, If You Can’t Say Gay, Try George Takei

Is Ronald McDonald a “Deep Fried Joe Camel” or Just Plain Creepy?

Delinquency Prevention is Latest Area to Face Big Cuts

May 20, 2011


Australian Import “Planking” Surges in Popularity: But Why? The Straight Dope on Fake Dope

Conference Explores Adolescent Brain Development

Host: Ryan Schill
Video: Clay Duda