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  • Nov 25, 2012

    Gainesville Sun Guest Op-ed: Tony Jones: A road map for troubled youth

    On behalf of the Gainesville Police Department, I am pleased and honored to support the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice's Roadmap to System Excellence. The roadmap builds on reforms already under way at DJJ, and will ensure the state's efforts to help troubled kids are comprehensive, compassionate and effective.
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  • Nov 25, 2012

    Florida Times-Union editorial: Duval's harsh treatment of juveniles must improve

    Duval County leads Florida in its harsh and counterproductive treatment of juveniles, often at great cost to taxpayers and with dire results for children.
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  • Nov 19, 2012

    Roadmap to System Excellence endorsed by the Tallahassee Democrat

    We are pleased to announce that the Tallahassee Democrat endorsed our Roadmap to System Excellence in an editorial published Sunday. This is a great start to our roll out of the Roadmap as we travel around the state to meet with employees, stakeholders, citizens and the media.
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  • Nov 19, 2012

    Tallahassee Democrat op-ed supports Roadmap

    As executive director of the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program — the agency that represents children who have been abused, neglected or abandoned — I am honored to support and endorse the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Roadmap to System Excellence.
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  • Nov 07, 2012

    Update to DJJ Contracting Reforms

    Keeping its commitment to put the needs of at-risk youth first, the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) has and will continue to implement a series of reforms in how the agency procures services and measures outcomes.
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  • Nov 06, 2012

    State Advisory Group endorses DJJ’s Roadmap to System Excellence

    The State Advisory Group (SAG), a panel appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to administer federal funding to combat juvenile delinquency, has unanimously endorsed the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice’s (DJJ) Roadmap to System Excellence.
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  • Oct 12, 2012

    DJJ launches Roadmap to System Excellence

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) invited the people of Florida today to participate in a conversation about the Roadmap to System Excellence. The Roadmap builds on reforms already underway at DJJ and guides Florida on the path to becoming the national model for juvenile justice administration.
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