• Is academic probation working at California’s colleges?

    Rocky Walker CalMatters When Isabella Warren, a student at California State University Northridge, was placed on academic probation in 2020, she felt isolated. She had fallen behind during the transition to online classes at the start of the pandemic, dealing with the strain of lockdown as well as the...
  • Report: Juvenile Probation Should Focus on Help, Not Punishment

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A new report says the current juvenile probation system just doesn’t work – and should be revamped to focus on helping kids rather than punishing them and making them comply with complex rules. The study explored ways of effectively modernizing probation...