Rachel Frazin is a junior at Northwestern University studying journalism and political science. She covers education for the Medill News Service. The Florida native has previously worked as an intern at The Palm Beach Post and Injustice Watch. 

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Mental Health Disorders Are Pervasive in the Juvenile Justice System. Here’s How One State Is Addressing It

by Rachel Frazin 03-22-2018

Between 50 and 70 percent of the young prisoners in state juvenile justice systems have a mental disability, but an analysis of those systems found that only one state — Indiana — requires all teachers in such facilities to have special education certification.

Congress Has Introduced 105 Gun Control Bills Within Two Months of Fatal School Shootings. One Passed

by Rachel Frazin 03-09-2018

Since 26 students and teachers were murdered and two injured by a gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., there have been 10 more fatal shootings at American elementary, middle, and high schools. In all, 57 people were killed, excluding the shooters.