"Presenters in this webinar discuss key strategies for providing high-quality education for youth in confinement, and strategies for helping youth to successfully transition from confinement to schools in their community ... Additionally, presenters discuss the most recent research on how to reduce recidivism and improve educational outcomes for youth in the juvenile justice system, and will provide practical examples of how education and juvenile justice systems have worked together to achieve these goals."
Sections comprising this presentation are:
- a brief overview and context;
- federal efforts to address needs of youth in the juvenile justice system-strategies for employing a coordinated approach across service systems to address youth's needs;
- and the Maya Angelou Academy at New Beginnings Youth Development Center at Laurel, Maryland--how recommendations for promoting educational success look in practice.