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From the Courthouse to the Schoolhouse: Making Successful Transitions
(NCJ 178900) March 2000
OJJDP Youth Out of the Education Mainstream Series, Bulletin, 16 page(s)
Stephens, R. D., Arnette, J. L.
Presents strategies for helping youth make the transition from juvenile justice system settings back to their schools and communities. This Bulletin discusses the role of interagency information sharing and correctional facility education programs in the transition process; offers guidelines for school enrollment procedures; describes successful programs providing transitional support and educational placement, mentoring, and school-based probation/parole services; and discusses challenges to be addressed in helping former juvenile offenders make successful transitions. The Bulletin is part of the Youth Out of the Education Mainstream (YOEM) series.
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