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“This toolkit demonstrates how to calculate the average costs of housing a youth in detention.
“At the heart of the Models for Change story in Pennsylvania is the partnership between the John D. and Catherine T.
“Many youth in custody are forced to appear in court shackled with leg irons, belly chains, and handcuffs.
"The best way to help prevent a youth’s subsequent contact with the juvenile justice system is to prevent him or her from being involved with the s
"There are few areas of American society where racial disparities are as profound and as troubling as in the criminal justice system.
"As broader acceptance of recent findings in the field of adolescent development has opened the way for change, juvenile justice policymakers, stak
"[I]t is sometimes difficult for stakeholders, who represent different interests in the system, to come to agreement as to key issues with respect
"Local jails, which exist in nearly every town and city in America, are built to hold people deemed too dangerous to release pending trial or at hi
"Jails are far more expensive than previously understood, as significant jail expenditures-such as employee salaries and benefits, health care and
This is an excellent resource for individuals working with or concerned about justice-involved juveniles.
"Across the country, students in the juvenile justice system are struggling in school.