If they're taking their laptops and cell phones to bed with them, it's probably not to do homework.
Reader weigh in on youths in state homes and behind bars.
Teens could go to TYC till they're 19, then have another hearing to determine parole or prison after that.
When a veteran juvenile probation supervisor took a teenage former detainee as her live-in companion, you'd have thought authorities would be interested. They weren't.
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Programs surround a kid and his family with services, hoping for success
For many mentally ill teenagers in Texas, the only way to get treatment is to get arrested.
Middle schoolers are often left to their own devices
Council candidate presides over a rather unique substance abuse program
Juvenile Probation has gotten out-of-touch with the INS ... and some young criminals it's supposed to supervise