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Webinar To Explore How To Improve Education of Confined Youth

July 7, 2014

DOE logoDOJ logoOn July 10, 2014, at 3:30 p.m. ET, the U.S. Departments of Justice and Education will present "Addressing the Educational Challenges of Youth Who Are Confined in Juvenile Justice Secure Settings.” This 90-minute Webinar will discuss the recent memo that the Departments of Education and Justice sent to states’ chief school officers and attorneys general addressing joint efforts to improve the education of confined youth. Presenters will discuss trends in juvenile correctional education and their impact on youth outcomes, highlight Indiana’s juvenile justice education reform efforts, and explore how quality education can prepare youth for successful reentry to their communities and schools.

Resources:

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Access OJJDP’s online Model Programs Guide for evidence-based prevention, intervention, and reentry resources.