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August 2016

New data from Ohio validates PSA impact

Last week I had the chance to visit with local leaders in Lucas County, Ohio, who are working diligently to reform their criminal justice system. Our team here at the Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) has partnered closely with them since they adopted LJAF’s evidence-based risk assessment tool known as the Public Safety Assessment™ … Read More

New data: Pretrial risk assessment tool works to reduce crime, increase court appearances

TOLEDO, OH—Officials in Lucas County released new data showing that more individuals are being released on their own recognizance, pretrial crime is down, and significantly more people are reporting for court hearings since the county began using a data-driven pretrial risk assessment tool known as the Public Safety Assessment (PSA). The PSA is being used, … Read More

Chris Barbic joins the Laura and John Arnold Foundation as a senior education fellow

HOUSTON, TX – The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) today announced that Chris Barbic has joined the Foundation as a senior education fellow and will help to lead LJAF’s efforts to improve K-12 education in the United States. Mr. Barbic is the founding superintendent of the state of Tennessee’s Achievement School District, which was … Read More