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Peer pressure is a powerful influence, especially for young people, who often get in trouble because of it. But there's a way to use that power in a positive manner; it's called youth court . Locally the towns of Bethlehem and Colonie have had them since the mid-1990s, and the Albany school district started one in 2011. Youth courts are an alternative to the regular court system for kids accused of minor offenses such as ...


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SchenectadyScott
March 21, 2013
11:35 a.m.

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It worked for Mickey Rooney in the movie "Boys Town".....Boys Town was a great example.

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