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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Education for Youth Under Formal Supervision of the Juvenile Justice System
(NCJ 252926) January 2019
OJJDP Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews, Report, 18 page(s)
Development Services Group, Inc.
This literature review synthesizes research about the intersection of the educational and the juvenile justice systems. Specifically, it will outline the academic characteristics and challenges of youth in the juvenile justice system (including those in detention and long-term secure residential facilities, and under probation supervision) and interventions aimed at improving educational outcomes for this high-risk population.